KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala will tomorrow, Friday 29 May 2020, officially open and hand over the quarantine centre for Covid-19 in Pietermaritzburg to the provincial health department.
The official opening and handing over of the quarantine centre at the Royal Showgrounds will be attended by KZN Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu and other senior government officials.
The 245-bed site is one the health facilities in the province designed as a quarantine or isolation centre for Covid-19 patients.
Early this month, President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the facility for inspection as part of his assessment of the province’s response to the Covid-19 epidemic.
The President commended the province for its efforts in preparing health facilities for Covid-19.