Eastern Cape education MEC fears 16 runaway pupils will spread coronavirus

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WORRIED: Eastern Cape Education MEC  Fundile Gade
WORRIED: Eastern Cape Education MEC Fundile Gade


Eastern Cape Education MEC Fundile Gade fears that 16 pupils who escaped from Makaula Senior Secondary School before getting their Covid-19 coronavirus test results – some of which came back positive – could infect more people.

Gade believes the close to 300 pupils in the Alfred Nzo District Municipality who have tested positive for Covid-19 could have contracted the virus before schools reopened.

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