The Limpopo Department of Education has received confirmation that two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. One of the officials is currently in hospital and the other is in self quarantine.
All head office campuses are now closed as a safety measure and to allow for the process of thorough cleaning and disinfection to start immediately.
Officials based at head office are released to work from home until the project is completed. Actual return dates will be communicated in due course.
The Department of Health has also been contacted to come and make an assessment of the workplace and advise accordingly.
Employees who experience symptoms consistent with COVID-19 such as a fever, respiratory distress and a dry cough, are advised to contact the NICD toll-free emergency hotline for COVID-19 on 0800 029 999 or consult a medical professional immediately.
Issued by the Limpopo Department of Education
Ms Tidimalo Chuene
082 831 0227/