SOUTH AFRICA- Mpumalanga’s health department confirmed on Tuesday that two doctors based at Mmametlhake Hospital tested positive for Covid-19
The two doctors, aged between 28 and 29, have been asked to self-quarantine.
According to the department spokesperson Dumisani Malamule said the first doctor experienced symptoms of Covid-19 and was sent to a private laboratory in Modimolle, Limpopo, where she lives.
“The doctor had a history of travelling to Cape Town in February and Johannesburg a week ago,” said Malamulele.
“The second doctor tested positive and has been in contact with the first since they share accommodation. She has also been asked to self-quarantine.”
Mpumalanga’s health department is tracing all those who had been in contact with the doctor.
Mpumalanga province had 14 confirmed Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.