“They’re academics who got here to highschool and examined constructive. It appears that evidently they got here to the varsity with the an infection already and never that they picked it up in school,” Schäfer stated.
Requested if every other faculties had been affected, division spokesperson Bronagh Hammond stated on Thursday: “Because of the quantity of queries that we’re receiving and unsubstantiated reporting on Covid-19 circumstances in faculties on varied platforms and in media, the Western Cape training division is verifying these circumstances.
“Our precedence stays accuracy and the most effective pursuits of our academics and learners.”
Hammond stated any circumstances reported to the division had been “topic to a security protocol, which incorporates figuring out direct contacts, sanitising the related areas of the varsity and supporting any affected workers members”.