Waste management company Pikitup said that another 30 of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19 at the Roodepoort depot.
The latest infections bring the number of its workers who’ve contracted the virus to 45, with one fatality.
The Roodepoort depot has been closed as a result, as has the Marlboro depot, where another case has been picked up.
The company said that augmented waste collection services would be rendered until the depots reopened.
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As the world continues to fight the unprecedented pandemic of Covid-19, it is no secret that a lot of things have been turned into shambles. The number of Covid-19 fatalities and cases are increasing every day, the unemployment rate is up, and the effects on the economy have been causing headaches to everyone.