Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality (FTLM)’s mayor Eddie Maila showered New Year‘s babies with gifts at both Dilokong and Mecklenburg Hospitals.
Maila and his entourage which included Exco members visited the two hospitals on New Year’s Day. The mayor appreciated the hard work done by the health experts in public hospitals across the municipality.
“On New Year’s eve when most of us celebrated and welcomed 2022, this hard working people were hard at work in maternity wards .
“We appreciate the work done by our doctors, nurses and support staff in making sure the health of our society is safe guarded during this difficult period of Covid-19,” Maila said, as he handed the gifts
The gifts included diapers, clothes, toys and many gifts for infants. In total, Limpopo welcomed 215 babies on New Year’s Day. According to information provided by the Department of Health, 107 boys and 108 girls were successfully delivered in public hospitals across the province.
Sekhukhune district also saw the only set of twins. The infants weighing 2.0kg were born at Mecklenburg Hospital at 03:25.