For immediate release
Media invite
Wednesday 05 August 2020

MINISTER DR ZWELI MKHIZE TO VISIT KZN AHEAD OF THE EXPECTED PEAK IN THE PROVINCE

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, will spend the next two days in KwaZulu-Natal, which is expected to reach it’s peak in the coming weeks.

During his oversight visit to the province, the Minister will visit a few COVID-19 facilities across the province and sit down with Provincial and District management in an attempt to better understand challenges faced by the province.

Members of the media are invited to attend the Ministers engagements as follows:

Thursday 06 August 2020
*Official handover of Richmond Hospital COVID-19 Site*
Date: Thursday 6 August 2020
Time: 11h30
Venue: Richmond Hospital, Richmond

*Walkabout at Clairwood Hospital*
Date: 06 August 2020
Time: 14h30
Venue: Clairwood Hospital, Durban

A door stop interview will be held at Richmond Hospital while a more in depth comprehensive briefing will be held at the end of the walk about at Clairwood Hospital.

Friday 07 August 2020
*Walk about at Madadeni Hospital*

Date: 07 August 2020
Time: 11h00
Venue: Madadeni Hospital, Newcastle

Date: 07 August 2020
Time: 13h00
Venue: Niemeyer Hospital, Utrecht

ENDS

Queries
Dr Lwazi Manzi
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