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Health officials test Alex residents after man tests positive for COVID-19

Health officials test Alex residents after man tests positive for COVID-19

2020-03-31 02:09:00 PM

Health officials test Alex residents after man tests positive for COVID-19

The man left Gauteng while waiting for his results ignoring instructions from officials but has since been located and quarantined in Limpopo.

This after one of the residents of tested positive for coronavirus.Health officials are hard at work here at the Stjwetla informal settlement in Alexandra testing neighbours of the man who tested positive for COVID-19.People in the settlement seemed to be cooperating.

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The infected individual had been staying with a group of nine people who have now been quarantined.Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku explained how the process is unfolding.“It will give us a sense of relief if it comes out negative but if it comes out positive, then we will need to do a contaminatory approach.”

Stjwetla is one of the densely populated settlements in the province with residents sharing chemical toilets and shacks built very close to one another, making social distancing a major challenge. Read more: Eyewitness News »

In the open like that. We suggested a usage of Tents for privacy reasons. We are a joke

Five in quarantine after Alex man tests positive for Covid-19The Gauteng Department confirmed on Monday that the man left the province for Limpopo despite being instructed to remain under self- isolation while awaiting results. Bang

Health department dismisses reports of Covid-19 case in AlexandraJust In | The department of health has dismissed reports that someone has tested positive for Covid-19 in Alexandra township, Johannesburg. LockDownSA Covid19inSA Newzroom405 Newzroom405 didn’t you report on this earlier? 🤔 newsafrica where did you guys get this?

UPDATE: No Covid-19 case yet confirmed in Alexandra township – health departmentA case of Covid-19 in the township was confirmed by sources speaking to news channel Newsroom Afrika earlier on Monday. Few hours ago - stop FAKE NEWS!!!! As a news publisher, you are completely unreliable. Sniffing articles from the air. Thats what they said about kayalitsha

Gauteng health confirms 1st case of Covid-19 in Alexandra was tracked to LimpopoSpokesperson of the department Kwara Kekana confirmed the case late on Monday after the national department had described it as a “speculation”. The conditions in Alexander settlements is not suitable for anyone diagnosed with Covid-19 virus.. Hmmm Well Maybe they will start taking this pandemic serious

Gauteng health confirms Covid-19 case in Alexandra, but patient travelled to LimpopoHis known contacts have also been traced and placed in quarantine. Ya. And earlier media was saying “she” had caught it from her employer in Sandton. Turns out “she” is actually a he. Get your facts straight. This is gonna be a challenge for the government,to trace everyone who were in the bus...the passengers already infected their families, relatives... imagine if the information doesn't get to them,they continue to put a lot of people in Limpopo,only if people could stay put..

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