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Minister Nzimande concerned about pockets of COVID-19 infections in higher institutions

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has appealed to students, lecturers, and staff at institutions of higher learning across the country to adhere to COVID-19 restrictions as the 2021 academic year gets underway.

Nzimande expressed concern over pockets of infections within the post-schooling education and training sector after receiving a briefing from Higher Health, an agency mandated by his department to safeguard student health and well-being.

According to the agency, the current outbreaks at some of the institutions are extremely worrying.

Higher Education Spokesperson Ishmael Mnisi said about 55 students from the University of Pretoria have so far tested positive for COVID-19.

-EWN

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Vic Mensa and Nadia Nakai

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