A Durban woman has reportedly died in a government hospital after being ignored for hours.
The woman, Ncamisile Yekwa, was taken to King Dinuzulu Hospital along with her sister.
Her sister, Nontlonipho, says they had to wait for over an hour in a queue, during which time Ncamisile's condition deteriorated. She added that nurses had no interested in Ncamisile, even after she could no longer stand.
Ncamisile passed away later that day, according to IOL.
A spokesperson for the Health Department has since expressed shock over the incident and has said that the matter was being looked into.
Additionally, Dr Imran Keeka, the DA's health spokesperson, has demanded that action be taken against those responsible for Ncamisile's lack of care.
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