�We did not lose 11 patients in a week�

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Selebi-Phikwe Government Hospital has dismissed reports that it registered 11 deaths last week as a result of unavailability of drugs and poor staffing.

The claims first emerged during an Umbrella for Democratic Change’s political rally on Sunday and quickly spread within the mining town, causing panic among residents.

However, the hospital’s public relations officer, Onalethata Nkwe, told Mmegi publication that the Hospital did not have 11 deaths as reported at the rally, adding that drug availability is actually very high.

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