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Western Cape MEC for Community Safety Albert Fritz has tested positive for Covid-19, he said on Friday

“I have tested positively for Covid-19 and have immediately begun self-isolating. Members of my staff have also begun self-quarantining. I have previously self-quarantined as a precaution as I know that this is the surest way to stop the spread,” he said in a series of three tweets.

Fritz said he would continue to work, despite testing positive.

“Where it is possible, I am ensuring that all of my meetings are held virtually. Where it is not possible, I will continue to focus on my recovery safely at home.”

He cautioned residents that there was a resurgence of Covid-19.

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“I wish to remind residents that, as a province, we are experiencing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases and that more than ever we must continue to wash our hands, wear our masks correctly and maintain a safe social distance.”

Earlier this week, News24 reported that Premier Alan Winde had confirmed an established Covid-19 resurgence in the Western Cape.

According to the province’s Covid-19 dashboard, 993 new cases were reported in 24 hours earlier in the week.

The province saw new cases increase by 52,1% over the last week alone.

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Woman & toddler strangled to death at Limpopo lodge

Woman & toddler strangled to death at lodge in Limpopo

Limpopo police have activated a 72-hour activation plan to arrest the killer of the woman and two-year-old child.

R350 grant: "Agents" charge R50 to queue for beneficiaries

R350 grant: “Agents” charge R50 to queue for beneficiaries

Young men in Gauteng are making money by queuing on behalf of social grant beneficiaries at post offices.

Jo’burg mom of twins thanks ‘angel nurse’ for act of kindness amidst Covid hospital chaos

Bronwyn Kloppers had a very big scare when her twins were admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with Adenovirus and bronchial pneumonia.

Inspiring! These winning women prove that females can do anything

Inspiring! These winning women prove that females can do anything

When one sees women thriving in careers society often views as reserved only for men, it is truly #inspiring.

Author: News24.com