Health Officials to travel in taxis to trace Coronavirus victims

Officials are going all out to fight the still spreading Coronavirus. This time – they joined forced with the taxi industry.

MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari alongside Department of Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha launched taxi industry contact tracing programme. Health Department officials will be using taxis throughout the province to visit all areas. MEC Lehari said the taxi industry will play a significant role in transporting officials of Health Department to trace people who came into contract with the infected and will also transport those that need to be quarantined.

MEC Lehari said its time ordinary citizens take the pandemic
seriously and take necessary precautionary measures to avoid infection.

Taxi Operator, Serame Sebego thanked both departments on behalf of the
operators. Sebego said as the industry their priority is to support all
avenues that seek to save lives.

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