December 1, 2023

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Mkhize sends 20 Cuban doctors to Eastern Cape to assist in Covid-19 fight

Twenty Cuban doctors will be deployed to two of the Eastern Cape’s Covid-19 hotspots – Port Elizabeth and East London – to help contain the spread of the coronavirus, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has said.

Port Elizabeth, in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro municipality, and East London, in the Buffalo City metro, respectively have 500 and 238 cases of people who have tested positive.

The Cuban medical specialists are part of a group of 217 that arrived in the country in April to help the country’s fight against the coronavirus.