National and Provincial government visited Ilembe District today, which is the new COVID - 19 hotspot of the province.
Provincial Government is currently focusing on Ilembe District in a bid to reduce the frequent spread of the virus in the district.
The Department of Health has already started tracing contacts of all those who test positive within 12 hours, in order to arrest the further spread of the virus. Isolation of positive cases is done immediately, as well as immediate quarantine or removal of close contacts.
Citizens are reminded to observe lockdown regulations and to continue to pursue recommended precautionary measures like washing of hands regularly, social distancing, and the wearing of masks in public areas.