UCT employee tests positive for COVID-19

UCT employee tests positive for COVID-19

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has confirmed another case of coronavirus. 

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"A staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. This is this the second confirmed case of COVID-19 at UCT," the varsity's spokesperson Elijah Moholola says. 

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At this stage, Moholola says it's not known if the staff member had travelled outside the country recently or was in contact with someone locally who has the virus. 

"The staff member is now in self-isolation for the next two weeks under supervision from the national Department of Health. 

"Contact tracing has already begun to identify the people who were in close contact with the staff member and they are all asymptomatic. They are in quarantine at home and are closely being monitored."

"The building where the staff member worked has been closed."

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