The Department of Employment and Labour offices in Kimberley have been closed today, September 25, due to a positive Covid-19 case that was reported.
The Department of Employment and Labour offices in Kimberley have been closed today, September 25 due to a positive Covid-19 case that was reported.
Spokesperson for the Department of Labour Teboho Tejane said the affected official was currently receiving the necessary medical support
“All possible contacts have been traced and have been advised to go into mandatory self-isolation for 10 days in line with the new Department of Health Covid-19 protocol guidelines.”
He indicated that a service provider would be appointed to decontaminate the affected office in line with the Covid-19 protocols.
“The matter has been reported to the Department of Health to enable proper care and support necessary. Clients and stakeholders will be informed of the date of re-opening the office soon.”
Chief director of provincial operations Zolile Albanie was mindful of how the closure of the offices would negatively affect the provision of services to vulnerable clients.
“However the health and safety of our officials also come first,” he said.