With 409 COVID-19 cases in NW, Mokgoro says infections at mines are concerning

CAPE TOWN – North West Premier Job Mokgoro raised concerns over the increased number of COVID-19 infections at mines in the province.The North West has 409 coronavirus cases, 1 death and 73 recoveries.Speaking at the provincial COVID-19 command council briefing on Saturday, Mokgoro announced that the majority of active cases were in the Bojanala Platinum District, which accounts for 60% of infections.The premier said the increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in mining communities was a major cause for concern.“The MEC for Health Madoda Sambatha, has been visiting and engaging with the mining houses in the Province to assess the levels of compliance with lockdown regulations”.WATCH: NW Health MEC Madoda Sambatha assesses COVID-19 compliance at minesSource: EWN

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