The Nationwide Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) within the Western Cape has confirmed that certainly one of its members has died whereas testing constructive for Covid-19.
The union stated Masonwabe Tshambu labored on the Airports Firm South Africa (Acsa) in Cape City.
Numsa spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola stated Tshambu sadly died on account of coronavirus-related issues final week.
“On behalf of all metalworkers we ship our deepest condolences to his household and buddies. He’s survived by his spouse Vuyokazi Tshambu and his three youngsters,” Hlubi-Majola stated.
She stated Acsa confirmed in a communique that every one those that had labored with Tshambu have been quarantined and that the office was deep cleaned and sanitised as soon as it had been confirmed that he examined constructive for the virus.
“The whole shift was positioned on isolation and their check outcomes fortunately got here again unfavourable,” Hlubi-Majola stated.
The Western Cape has 1,737 confirmed circumstances of Covid-19 and greater than 30 recorded deaths.