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Hospital power outage may last 6 weeks Mbombela Rob Ferreira Golden Goose Sneakers Sale Hospital in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, may be without electricity for another four to six weeks after a transformer room caught fire last week.
A diesel generator is Golden Goose Sneakers currently being used to supply some power to the hospital, said provincial health and social development spokesperson Mpho Gabashane on Monday.
"We are currently running the hospital with a diesel generator which is a challenge, because the diesel might run out in the middle of the night, causing havoc for the 250 patients who are still in the hospital," said Gabashane.
He said food was now being prepared at the local prison for the remaining patients. Critically and terminally ill patients or those Golden Goose Sale who need around the clock care have been transferred to the private Nelspruit MediClinic or the Themba State Hospital outside White River.
"The most fortunate part about the whole situation is that no casualties were reported because of this challenge. "I would like to extend our gratitude to Themba Hospital and the private Nelspruit MediClinic for helping us with critically ill patients, pregnant women and babies who need to be in incubators," he added.