We asked 29 doctors and nurses about their fears, access to protective gear and whether they’ve been tested for COVID-19.
- Here’s the survey we sent out
- Read more: These health workers are more likely to die from COVID-19. Unions say not enough is being done to stop it
Want to know where we got the health worker figures from?
The figures in an earlier version of this video were sourced from two statements made by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. The current figures come from Popo Maja, Health Department Spokesperson.
Read the statements:
- June 23, 2020: Health Minister Zweli Mkhize opens a COVID-19 field hospital in the Eastern Cape
- July 8, 2020: Minister Zweli Mkhize: Update to parliament on the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic