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School where coronavirus patient's children attend closed for Friday

6 March 2020 9:25 AM
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South Africa
Coronavirus
COVID-19

The Cowan House Preparatory School says it is in constant communication with the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.

The school of the children of the man diagnosed with coronavirus has been shut down for Friday.

The Cowan House Preparatory School in a statement says it is in constant communication with the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and it was advised that it was necessary to close down the school on Friday.

RELATED: First case of coronavirus confirmed in South Africa

It adds that due to lack of clarity and uncertainty at this point, all extra-curricular activities scheduled for the weekend would also be cancelled.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to visit the school on Friday afternoon to share more details on the country’s first case of the diagnoses.


6 March 2020 9:25 AM
Tags:
South Africa
Coronavirus
COVID-19

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