48 workers test positive for coronavirus in South African hospital

48 workers test positive for coronavirus in South African hospital
South Africa Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize

Sixty-six people, most of them staff at one South African hospital, have tested positive for coronavirus, the health minister said on Tuesday as the national total of cases jumped to 1,749.

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Authorities are now rushing to temporarily shut the facility.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said authorities were concerned about an outbreak at St. Augustine hospital, in the southeastern coastal city of Durban.

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