Public and staff will temporarily be limited from access to the Union Buildings following the confirmation of a positive case of COVID-19 among the staff members. The Presidency announced on Wednesday that steps have been taken to secure treatment for the staff member and to provide support to their family. Officials who have had contact with the staff member have been screened for COVID-19.
“The Presidency’s Pandemic Task Team established to assist in managing all Covid-19-related matters proactively initiated a process of disinfection and deep cleaning of all The Presidency facilities. This process commenced on Tuesday, 28 April 2020,” a statement released by the department read.
Both the President and Deputy President have been working remotely and not from the Union Buildings since the start of lockdown. The Presidency wished the affected colleague a speedy recovery.
Public and staff access to the Union Buildings is currently limited following the confirmation that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/Ko84pmQa6V
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