Monday, 18 January 2021

Bloemfontein: Today; 18 January 2021, the Premier of the Free State; Sisi Ntombela, accompanied by MEC for Health; Montseng Tsiu, visited marking centres in Kroonstad to monitor their Covid-19 compliance.

The visit comes after the province recorded 8 positive cases across various marking centres on Friday. Markers that tested positive have since be sent home for isolation and quarantine.

These markers have since been released from the marking centres. They are currently at their homes for self quarantine.

The Department of Health was consulted and informed about these cases. All marking centres have been provided with sufficient PPEs.

Marking is continuing well and the province is confident to complete on the planned date, 21 January.