SCREENING AND TESTING CAPACITY

In an effort to increase its capacity and upscale COVID-19 screening and testing, the Gauteng Department of Health has partnered with Rebosis Property Fund and Faith Care Medicals to set up testing stations in Rebosis owned malls around Pretoria. This partnership will benefit various communities in Pretoria and surrounding areas especially those that have been identified as COVID-19 hotspots and are also densely populated thus posing a health risk. The testing stations will be rolled out in phases at the demarcated areas outside malls owned by REBOSIS. The first mall-based…

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SHACK FIRES PREVENTION

Entering through a long cold tunnel of freezing temperatures is always challenging more over those who are economically disadvantaged. it`s only much easier when the light at the end is visible. Preparations are always better when anticipated challenges such as cold freezing temperatures are looming, moreover informal settlement dwellers. Three-meter social distancing amongst the constructed shacks should be adhered to. If not, the entire informal settlement is subjected to a catastrophic end. Knowing fire safety practices, can carry us safely through this icy-cold season. Stay home, stay indoors and always…

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HARAMBEE BACK ON THE ROAD

The Harambee buses are back on the road in line with the reduced restriction of Level 4 lockdown. The services were suspended when the Level 5 lockdown was declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 23 March. The number of buses on the road have been increased to make up for reduced 45 passenger-seating capacity per trip to allow for social distancing. Inside the buses, passengers are only allowed to sit on the demarcated seats only. They only stand on the marked floor areas. Smart cards and tickets are sold at…

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