The Western Cape has seen a more than 25% decrease in the number of trauma-cases in its 17 health-care facilities, in the past 2 to 3 weeks.

The trauma cases, caused mainly by alcohol-related violence and -accidents, have been continually decreasing since the ban on alcohol was recently announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Western Cape Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete.

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