#PODCAST: JHB Dr says alcohol ban will significantly aid the fight against #COVID19 in hospitals

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - A doctor based at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg says the reintroduction of the ban on alcohol sale and distribution will go a long way in relieving some of the strain at medical facilities around the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement last night - saying alcohol sales have been suspended with immediate effect, as part of government's renewed measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Dr Kimeshni Naidoo says she noticed an influx of patients with alcohol-related incidents flooding their trauma units after the ban was lifted under lockdown level three