The Melomed Mitchells Plain Hospital is Covid free after discharging its last Covid-19 patient on 7 April 2021.
Melomed Mitchells Plain was one of the first hospitals in South Africa to have admitted and treated a Covid-19 patient on the 19th April 2020. It is now the first hospital in the Melomed group to currently have no Covid-19 patients currently admitted.
“Whilst we are mindful of the fact that there may be more Covid-19 admissions at the hospital in future, this key milestone is one that must not go unnoticed given the arduous journey that has been overcome in recent months,” the hospital group said.
The Malomed group said it has also noted a huge decline in Covid-19 cases in other Melomed Hospitals.
Additionally the group said it is prepared for a potential third wave of infections that may occur.
One of the specialist doctor’s at Melomed Mitchells Plain Hospital, Physician, Dr E Danso said:
“We are delighted to have discharged the last Covid patient from the hospital for now. We nevertheless remind ourselves that we need to be alert and prepared at all times to ensure we offer the best service to our patients. We have faced and overcome significant challenges over the past year and as a result of phenomenal teamwork and support by ALL.”