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Correctional ServicesTimesLIVE reports that SA's prison system had recorded 34 new Covid-19 infections as of Tuesday.  Department of Correctional Services (DCS) spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo advised that the new cases were recorded at a facility in the Eastern Cape.  

“Results of inmates who were tested at SADA in the Eastern Cape recorded an increase of 34 positive cases.  This is one of the areas receiving attention from the provincial department of health as Chris Hani District has been classified as one of the epicentres in the Eastern Cape,” Nxumalo indicated.  The new infections took the total number of infections in prisons to a staggering 654 — made up of 199 officials and 455 inmates with the virus.  Nxumalo said recoveries across the country’s correctional facilities stood at 123.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Nonkululeko Njilo at TimesLIVE

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