Dis-Chem hopes that caution will prove to be the right medicine. The pharmacy group has decided to defer its annual dividend until it has a better sense of the full effect of Covid-19.

In a related industry, the day hospital market is feeling the pinch as elective surgeries have been put on hold.

Business Day TV spoke to Dis-Chem CFO Rui Morais about how the company is positioning itself to cope with the pandemic, while Advanced Health CEO Gerhard van Emmenis discusses how Covid-19 has affected day hospitals.

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