Eastern Cape COVID-19 patients exchange blows for oxygen tanks

The government in Eastern Cape is worried about increasing Covid-19 cases in the province with more than 23,658 confirmed positive cases.

Eastern Cape COVID-19 patients exchange blows for oxygen tanks

The government in Eastern Cape is worried about increasing Covid-19 cases in the province with more than 23,658 confirmed positive cases.

Increasing number of COVID-19 cases following relaxation of lockdown restrictions and opening of public spaces including schools has put immerse pressure on resources.

The Eastern Cape HOD Dr Thobile Mbengashe confirms that Covid-19 patients have been fighting each other for oxygen tanks and hospital beds.

Speaking to Stephen Grootes the Host of SAFM Sunrise on SAFM Radio, Dr Mbengashe revealed that a fight for COVID-19 oxygen tanks broke out at an unnamed Covid-19 facility in the province.

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