The Sekhukhune District Command Council (DCC) has urged communities to continue complying with the Covid-19 health protocols to ensure there is no second wave of the virus.
The council cautioned during its bi-weekly virtual meeting held on Tuesday 3 November 2020.
The DCC noted that the district’s rate of infection was on the decline and expressed a particular concern that Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality which had at the time of the meeting, recorded an increased number of cases in the past 24 hours.
“As we are now in alert level one, it is our responsibility as individuals to adhere to all measures to ensure the virus does not spread any further,” Sekhukhune District Municipality Executive Mayor, Stanley Ramaila, who chairs the DCC.
The council has also wished the matric class of 2020 well as they have commenced to sit for the final examinations.
“We wish our matric pupils nothing but the best. Some of them could possibly be under mental strain because their school calendar was disrupted by the corona virus. We therefore urge parents and guardians to support them,” Ramaila added.
He urged people to protect themselves, their loved ones and make sure Sekhukhune experiences no second wave of Coronavirus. South Africa has recorded over 740 000 cases thus far with 683 000 recoveries. There are more than 19 000 deaths related to Coronavirus in the country.