Eastern Cape has made ‘fantastic progress’ in plan to fight Covid-19, Cyril Ramaphosa says
In April, health minister Zweli Mkhize expressed anger about the lax way in which the provincial government and health MEC Sindiswa Gomba were handling the pandemic
Close to three weeks after seconding a senior director in his department to beef up the Eastern Cape’s fight against the new coronavirus, health minister Zweli Mkhize says he is now happy with the province’s plan to deal with Covid-19.
The Eastern Cape has now overtaken KwaZulu-Natal with the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in SA, behind the Western Cape and Gauteng. ..