New testing centre opens at Groote Schuur Hospital | Western Cape Government



New testing centre opens at Groote Schuur Hospital

9 June 2020

On Monday, 8 June 2020, Groote Schuur Hospital opened its new Covid-19 Testing and Centre. These facilities provide a space where patients can be screened and tested separately from those who do not require testing.

The new Centre comprises of screening and testing facilities for all patients, and a total of 11 staff members are caring for patients. On average, the hospital screens approximately 120 patients and test approximately 50% of the total patients based on the new testing regulations.

With the additional of this Centre we now have 18 similar centres which are operational with more in construction or planning phase.


Media Enquiries: 

Alaric Jacobs
Communications Officer
Groote Schuur Hospital
Cell: 083 412 5608