GARDEN ROUTE NEWS - The Garden Route district has been declared a Coronavirus hotspot.
The Garden Route is one of five Western Cape hotspots.
The Garden Route was declared a Coronavirus hotspot by the Department of Health on Wednesday, having exceeded the required five Covid-19 cases per 100 000 people.
This now leaves the Central Karoo as the only Western Cape district yet to be declared a hotspot.
According to Knysna Municipality, in hotspot areas, districts will be subdivided into ward clusters to allow for a more targeted and rapid response.
These include deploying teams of health experts to analyse and support districts; extreme social distancing measures (including working from home); strict health protocols; and a phased-in approach to return to work.
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