25 take a look at optimistic for Covid-19 at KZN matric marking centre after marker dies

“The top of division and a staff of senior officers are gathering all essential info and guaranteeing the security of all different markers.”

The division of well being provided speedy testing for markers on the Umfolozi TVET School.

“At first, solely 4 markers volunteered to be examined. Nonetheless, after a sequence of engagements with markers and unions, all 350 markers have agreed to be examined and the remaining group of 9 will probably be examined on Thursday,” the division stated.

On Tuesday premier Sihle Zikala visited the Umlazi Comtech marking centre.

“We have been glad with the extent of organisation, professionalism, safety and cleanliness on the centre. It’s our hope that this will probably be maintained till all of the scripts are marked. It’s price noting that the Umlazi centre is the largest within the province and it’s encouraging when no challenges are reported from it,” the division stated.

“We’re additionally inspired by the participation of the portfolio committee for training and unions on this train. We’re completely satisfied to report that challenges that have been identified by stakeholders have been addressed timeously and with the best of care and in adherence with the Covid-19 protocols.

“The division is continuing with monitoring all of the marking centres till the final script is marked and till all outcomes are captured.”