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Covid-19 issues cloud matric marking after cases in KZN’s Estcourt

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Unions are calling for government to do more to protect teachers marking matric exam papers amid concerns that marking could be delayed.

This follows the news that a teacher died in Estcourt, after contracting Covid-19, and several others tested positive at the weekend.

Stefan Viljoen, the labour relations officer for the Public Servants Association (PSA), said they were concerned about the impact of teachers testing positive for Covid-19 could have on the marking process.

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