Gauteng, Gauteng Schools, Coronavirus

Gauteng, Gauteng Schools

Almost 2,000 pupils tested positive for COVID in Gauteng schools

2021-06-11 09:45:00 PM

Almost 2,000 pupils tested positive for COVID in Gauteng schools

As South Africa is officially in the third wave, concerns are being raised about the danger of schools staying open.The province's weekly coronavirus update reported that 1,977 pupils in the province have contracted the virus across more than 2,000 schools.

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The increase of cases in schools coincides with a growing rise in infections in the province.On Thursday, EFF leader Julius Malema demanded that schools be closed within the next seven days or else the party will take matters into their own hands.The Basic Education Department’s spokesperson Steve Mabona said while there were no plans to shut down schools just yet, the department was monitoring the situation.

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