COVID-19: Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane calls for medical reinforcements


The Eastern Cape is calling for medical reinforcements. Premier Oscar Mabuyane says there has been an improvement in testing for COVID-19.

He gave an update on the state of the province on Tuesday amid the ongoing pandemic. New developments have happened since the last media briefing and we have seen significant improvement in testing.

“This enables us to know the magnitude of the challenge we are facing on this fight against COVID-19,” he said Mabuyane also applauded the frontline health workers in the province helping to battle the coronavirus.

Covid-19 testing

He says as of Monday over 14,000 people have recovered from the virus.  Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community. Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

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Source: eNCA


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