Carol Paton Editor at Large

The public health system in the Western Cape has survived the peak of the Covid-19 epidemic without running out of hospital beds or medical supplies, and has spare capacity that is yet to be utilised.

All indicators point to a decisive drop in the number of new infections, particularly in Cape Town, with the biggest declines in the densely populated areas of Khayelitsha and Klipfontein, which includes Gugulethu.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now