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KwaZulu-Natal police had to deal with bomb scares at two hospitals, Home Affairs offices in Durban, a magistrates' court and a Pietermaritzburg school during the public service strike this week.
But health officials reported improved attendance yesterday.
Among the hospitals where attendance had improved was King Edward VIII in Durban, which had been particularly hard hit, necessitating the deployment of army medics in the wards.
KwaZulu-Natal Health Department's chief operating officer Nhlanhla Nkosi said staff attendance levels had averaged 80percent yesterday.
"Surprisingly, hospitals in rural areas have been unaffected. The strike seems to have been confined to urban or peri-urban areas," he said.