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17 April 2020

Netcare’s Kingsway trauma unit closed after patient and staff test positive for Covid-19

Sowetan Live

Netcare Kingsway Hospital in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, stopped admitting new patients on Tuesday after it emerged that staff had tested positive for Covid-19.

A hospital receptionist told SowetanLIVE’s sister publication TimesLIVE on Wednesday morning that the hospital was on divert.

“Unfortunately, we are not admitting new patients at the moment,” she said.

In a statement, Craig Murphy, KZN Netcare regional director, said the origin of the exposure has been traced to a patient who was admitted to hospital via the emergency department on April 4 with a suspected stroke.

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