SANDF medics deployed as Covid-19 surges in Gauteng

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said on Friday that the SANDF military health service was being deployed in Gauteng to ease the burden on health practitioners as Covid-19 surges in the province.

2021-06-18 12:15:00 PM

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said on Friday that the SANDF military health service was being deployed in Gauteng to ease the burden on health practitioners as Covid-19 surges in the province.

Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said on Friday that the SANDF military health service was being deployed in Gauteng to ease the burden on health practitioners as Covid-19 surges in the province.

Kubayi-Ngubane, along with a panel of experts, briefed the nation on progress made by the government in its efforts to curb the pandemic, including an update on the national vaccination rollout.“Looking at the past couple of days the numbers have been above 10,000,” she said. 

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Coronavirus watchShe added that the government was concerned about Gauteng.“Gauteng is becoming one of the areas that we are really concerned about and we have met with them in trying to bring down the numbers but the numbers are not coming down and that is worrying us.

“The activities we are seeing in Gauteng in terms of people participating in protests and illegal gatherings are worrying.We are appealing to Gauteng residents that can we also respond and save the lives of South Africans, because the health practitioners are starting to feel the pressure.”  headtopics.com

Kubayi-Ngubane was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa into the portfolio after he placed health minister Zweli Mkhize on special leave pending a Special Investigating Unit probe into the irregular awarding of the R150m Digital Vibes tender. On Thursday she left her first parliamentary sitting to attend a meeting with Ramaphosa.

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SANDF medics deployed as Covid-19 surges in GautengActing health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said on Friday that the SANDF military health service was being deployed in Gauteng to ease the burden on health practitioners as Covid-19 surges in the province. People must remember that Gauteng is one of the province where there is lots of movement. People from different provinces are living Gauteng. So it's easy for the province to become the only one that people should be concerned about... So SANDF are fake virus shields and immune to it. But the SANDF can't detect Covid-19 is bio weapon by both US and China army. And graves dug months ago are about to be filled because that vaccine is not to be trusted. Who know that it's actually a slow poison that will ensure that some of us won't see old age and state pension years?

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