Correctional services official in KBY tests positive for Covid-19

An official at the correctional facility in Kimberley was tested positive for the corona virus, according to a statement by the Department of Correctional Services.

Correctional Services in the Eastern Cape presently has 98 prisoners who have tested positive for Covid-19.

The Department says various measures were taken to stop the virus from spreading further, including the appointment of a medical advice panel as well as an additional 393 nursing staff.

There are 92 people in its midst who have recovered from the virus.

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