File: A healthcare worker in PPE treating a patient. AFP/Roni Lehti
CAPE TOWN - About 150 health care workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.
Authorities say those affected came from various parts of the hospital.
Earlier this week, a worker at the Trauma and Emergency Department became the second health care worker at the hospital to die after contracting COVID-19.
The Groote Schuur Hospital in the province has seven wards with over 120 COVID-19 patients.
While the Mitchells Plain Hospital is said to have reached its capacity.
The Western Cape currently has the highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths in the country.
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