The King Edward, Addington, King Dinuzulu, Wentworth and Prince Mshiyeni Memorial hospitals have borne the most brunt of the storm.
The storm hit most parts if the province and leaving some drivers stranded on the sides of the roads which were flooded or blocked with trees that were uprooted by the winds that were moving at about 70km/h.
KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health spokesman Agiza Hlongwane said the management at these health facilities were currently “assessing the extent of the damage caused by the storm, and are doing all they can to ensure patient care and safety.”
“The department wishes to urge the public to be calm and understanding. Furthermore, the department wishes to urge people who do not have serious ailments to delay their visits to the affected hospitals,” he added.