NATIONAL NEWS - Just days after finding out about its fourth positive coronavirus case, the University of Cape Town (UCT) has been advised that a third student tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, 29 March.
According to the institution, the student is receiving medical support and their identified contacts were traced and advised to go into quarantine.
“UCT has now had six cases of Covid-19 – three staff members and three students. All individuals who tested positive immediately went into self-isolation for 14 days, and all their identified contacts went into quarantine as soon as they were traced,” said the university in a statement.
As a result of this, UCT has decided to start providing updates on confirmed cases in the university community on a weekly basis.