Workers diagnosed with Covid-19 and have isolated for the 14-day period will not be required to test positive for them to return to work.Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency (ANA)

Health committees in E-Cape to assess readiness of hospitals

CAPE TOWN –¬† Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health, and Select Committee on Health and Social Services will on Monday continue with their joint oversight programme of assessing the state of quarantine sites and readiness of public and private hospitals to deal with Covid-19.

The joint committees are in the Eastern Cape.

Details of the oversight visit:

Eastern Cape, Mthatha, Monday 1 June 2020.

Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Mthatha 09:30
Mthatha General  Hospital 11:30
St Henry Elliot Hospital 13:30
Butterworth Provincial Hospital 16:00

On Tuesday the committees will visit Frere and Cecilia Makhiwane Hospitals in East London to continue their oversight duties.