Great Kei Local Municipality

Coronavirus Precautionary Measures

2020/03/23

Coronavirus Precautionary Measures

 In view of the tourist that tested positive for Corona virus in one of our lodges in Chintsa, Great Kei Local Municipality reiterates calls to our communities to observe precautionary measures that are intended to contain the Coronavirus pandemic.

The following precautionary measures must be observed:

  • Gathering of more than 100 people are prohibited.
  • Businesses are called upon to take measures to intensify hygiene control.
  • Limitation on the sale, dispensing or transportation of liquor.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or hand sanitizers for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your nose and mouth when coughing with tissue or flexed elbow.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu like symptoms
  • Minimize physical contact with other people.
  • Avoid handshakes.
  • Public transport is discouraged.

In partnership with the Department of Health we will continue with public awareness campaigns on the COVID-19 across our wards furthermore beach bathing is prohibited in all our beaches. We call on our communities to observe the abovementioned precautionary measures in our collective efforts to contain COVID-19, the period calls on all of us to work together.

We understand the is panic amongst our communities owing to the case that was confirmed in Chintsa we therefore plead for calm and discourage rumor mongering pertaining to the matter as measures have been put in place to insulate those affected concerning the developments.

 

For further enquiries kindly contact: Mr A Xotyeni: Manager Office of the Mayor : 081 359 3910/ Axotyeni@greatkeilm.gov.za 

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