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21 August 2020

Covid-19 update: Western Cape eyes Level 1 due to decline in cases

The Citizen

Cases at schools were declining alongside overall figures for the province, so the next phase of pupils and teachers going back to school on Monday should be able to do so safely, as long as social distancing, mask wearing, hand and surface washing, and alternating classes were continued.

The department was shifting to its recovery plan, which included vigilance, monitoring and its own seroprevalence testing to supplement planned testing by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, and the Human Sciences Research Council.

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The Citizen

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