More services in KZN shut their doors amid unrest

More services in KZN shut their doors amid unrest

More services in KwaZulu-Natal are now unavailable to the public because of the ongoing unrest.

Jeppestown Unrest 2 July 2021
Photo: Twitter/Abramjee

Clinics and community vaccination centres in eThekwini have been closed.

Municipal spokesperson Lindiwe Khuzwayo says: "We will update the public about when the clinics and when the Covid-19 vaccination sites will open.

"eThekwini Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda has condemned the acts of violence taking place throughout Durban. He has also commended the police for working tirelessly to contain the situation."

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Several private ambulances under the KwaZulu-Natal Private Ambulance Association say they’ve stopped operating.

The association's Andile Nduli says the decision was taken due to safety reasons.

"This is due to the protests and unrest that is taking place in KZN and this is putting danger to our staff as well as our vehicles and ambulances as a whole.

"We understand that we are essential services and our services is needed, but we cannot risk our lives and the lives of our employees."

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