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Two Gauteng Department Of Health Staffers Test Positive For Covid-19

NYAKALLO TEFU

TWO SENIOR OFFICIALS from the Gauteng Department of Health have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Gauteng Department of Health said the two officials – spokesperson Kwara Kekana and stakeholder relations manager Julius Maputla – were currently in self isolation.

“The Office of the MEC [Dr Bandile Masuku] has a public duty to declare positive cases as part of the drive to fight against stigma and ignorance surrounding COVID-19, as well as to promote transparency,” said the MEC’s spokesperson, Philani Mhlungu.

Both the Gauteng Health provincial Central Office and the Disaster Management Centre have been disinfected.

Following her infection, Kekana took to social media platform Twitter to share the news about her COVID-19 test results and self-isolation:

“Once more, we wish to confirm that so far, Masuku, who has to date tested five times, as well as the remainder of the officials in his office remain negative in terms of confirmed test results”, said Mhlungu.

(Compiled by Inside Politics staff)

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