Colleges are managed environments so should not much like mass gatherings: Prof Salim Abdool Karim

Scientist and chairperson of the Covid-19 ministerial advisory committee Prof Salim Abdool Karim on Tuesday expressed his views on whether or not it was secure to open colleges whereas the nation is within the midst of a second wave of infections that’s claiming a whole lot of lives day by day.

He stated his greatest concern was the disruptions that might be brought about if lecturers,  different faculty workers and pupils contract the coronavirus and power colleges to quickly shut for sanitisation.

He conceded, nevertheless, that lecturers and pupils wouldn’t essentially contract the coronavirus within the faculty surroundings however might deliver it to high school from their communities.