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kznlogo thumb100 ANA reports that the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Executive Council (PEC) on Wednesday noted with concern that 59 public servants have died of coronavirus, while 3,933 have tested positive for Covid-19.  

During a virtual meeting, the PEC, chaired by Premier Sihle Zikalala, noted with ‘apprehension’ that the infection rate among public servants was rising at an alarming rate.  “While public servants are members of society and are also impacted by every situation within the community, the executive council believes that the health and well-being of public servants is vital as they form the first line of support in the fight against Covid-19,” Zikalala pointed out.  Amid the battle to contain the spread of Covid-19, social unrest persisted among the taxi associations in the Ndwedwe district, about 60km north of Durban’s CBD.  The PEC noted with concern the ongoing taxi violence in which six murders, including the deaths of two commuters, and 17 attempted murder incidents have occurred in recent months.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Jehran Naidoo at Daily News

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