Astral Foods’ CEO Chris Schutte and its chairperson Theuns Eloff have both tested positive with Covid-19, the poultry producer has said.
Schutte is considered a high-risk patient after undergoing heart surgery last year.
Total positive Covd-19 cases in SA are at 311 049.
In a statement on Thursday the company said he is in quarantine at home under the strict supervision of a team of physicians.
Eloff is also receiving treatment at home where he is quarantined.
Astal’s CFO, Daan Ferreira, has taken over the reins for the time being.