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Only you have the capacity to turn the Covid tide, Western Capers told

As trauma cases rocket and hesitancy mars vaccine rollout, the metro’s critical-care beds are at 129% occupancy

Senior science reporter

Hospital beds are becoming a scarce resource in the embattled Western Cape and political leaders in the province have urged all communities there to take a more active role in determining what happens next.

They say staving off a third wave, keeping hospital beds available and encouraging as many people as possible to get vaccinated (for the sake of the community, not just themselves) is in everyone’s hands.

The province now has its highest number of active Covid-19 cases ever, at more than 44,500. ..

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