A total of 23 matric markers in Limpopo, including 13 who were based at the Northern Academy Secondary School in Polokwane, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Limpopo education department spokesperson Tidimalo Chuene said the immediate contacts of the 23 markers had been isolated.
Chuene however said that marking across the centres in Limpopo is near complete.
“A total of 23 markers have been released from marking centres across the province after showing symptoms or testing positive for COVID-19 and out of this number, 13 are from the Northern Academy Secondary School marking centre in Polokwane and of course their immediate contacts have been isolated in line with protocols,” said Chuene.
“Thus far, marking is proceeding very well and most centres are at 90% towards completion.”