Gauteng Health urges Rage 2020 attendees to heed a call to self-quarantine

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The Gauteng Health Department has told all matric learners that attended the Rage 2020 party in KwaZulu-Natal last week, to heed Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s call for them to immediately quarantine themselves for 14 days and test for the coronavirus.

About 1 300 learners from Gauteng attended the party which has been identified as a super-spreader event.

It has resulted in many young people testing positive for the coronavirus.

The provincial department’s spokesperson Kwara Kekana says, “The Gauteng Department of Health is prioritising the contact tracing of all the students from the province who recently attended the Matric Rage 2020 event hosted in Balito. Those that test positive will need to isolate for a mandatory 10 days.”

“It must be pointed out that family contacts of those that test positive must also go for testing and must go into quarantine. Our contact tracing team is working around the clock to trace all the students who took part in the Rage events,” explains Kekana.

The video below is on the Matric Rage 2020 event:

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