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Residents with COVID-19 symptoms urged to call Humansdorp Hospital

May 20, 2020
Residents with COVID-19 symptoms urged to call Humansdorp Hospital

Jefferys Bay - The Kouga Local Municipality on Wednesday urged people, who feel they might be showing the signs and symptoms of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to contact the Humansdorp Hospital.

"Kouga residents who are experiencing possible symptoms of the coronavirus (Covid-19) can phone the Humansdorp Hospital to set up an appointment to be screened and tested, if necessary," the municipality said.

"The hospital has made available a dedicated line for this purpose - 042 200 4243.

"Current symptoms reported for patients with Covid-19 include mild to severe respiratory illness with a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or fever (38 degrees or higher)."

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