It’s too early to predict when the second wave’s peak will hit

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The health system in the City of Cape Town is already being stretched by the new Covid-19 infections. The Western Cape Health Department Head Dr Keith Cloete has revealed that the hospitalization numbers in the city have started to exceed from what was seen in the first Covid-19 wave.

He says they expect this to increase over the next two weeks and therefore they need radical intervention that can safeguard the health care platform over the festive season.

Data shows that the metros hospitals are running at an occupancy rate of 105 percent which means its operating above capacity. To expand on this, we are joined by medical doctor, and specialist in Public Health Medicine, Dr. Kerrin Begg…

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September 19, 2021
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