About 30 medical staff at the hospital have since been screened and tested.
KwaZulu-Natal Democratic Alliance (DA) Health spokesperson, Dr Rishigen Viranna, has raised concerns about health workers who get infected with the virus.
“We are very concerned about these new announcements of infection in the public sector, in particular at Gandhi hospital. We know that a number of staff members, up to 35, were exposed to coronavirus,” explains Viranna.
In the video below, healthcare workers in Port Elizabeth protest over the shortage of PPEs
INFOGRAPH: The graph below shows the current number of confirmed cases in South Africa: