Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Municipality To Close Its Municipal Offices In Creighton And Himeville After 7 Employees And One Councilor Test Positive For Covid-19

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MEDIA STATEMENT
02 August 2020 – SUNDAY

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc across the world and Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Municipality is no exception.

In light of the above mentioned, municipal offices will be closed with effect from the 03rd August 2020 (Monday) & services will resume on Wednesday 5th of August 2020. The municipality will use this period to disinfect and to ensure that the municipal offices are ready to resume public operations.

During the disinfection and deep cleaning of the buildings, all employees working at the two affected buildings are encouraged to work from home during the temporary closure period and take the necessary precautionary measures where necessary to observe occupational health and safety directives and protocols related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Municipal Manager Mr. Nkosiyezwe Vezi said the municipality has a comprehensive workplace Covid-19 management plan backed by stringent protocols and guidelines.

“We will continue to take all precautionary measures aimed at protecting our employees as well as the public from contracting the coronavirus. We appeal to all the stakeholders to co-operate with us as we collectively deal with the pandemic to minimise its spread within the municipality ,” Vezi said.

The municipality wishes the infected employees and councilor a speedy recovery and pleads with all local residents to remain safe and adhere to lockdown regulations.

Your health is in your hands.

-Ends-

Mr N.C Vezi: Municipal Manager
Dr NDZ Local Municipality
Vezin@ndz.gov.zav
0739766682

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