Mayor Makhubo tests negative for Covid-19

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    The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Cllr Geoffrey Makhubo has tested negative for COVID19. This follows the announcement on Monday, 08 June 2020, that a staff member in his office had tested positive.

    The Executive Mayor had undergone a COVID19 test as a precautionary measure on the same day as is protocol.

    The Executive Mayor will today join the Johannesburg City Council meeting and will on Friday hold a Mayoral Committee meeting. Both meetings will take place via online platforms.

    The entire staff complement in the Executive Mayor’s office had as a precaution also undergone tests to determine their COVID19 status and no other case has come out positive. The Executive Mayor has thanked residents and stakeholders for the well wishes conveyed to him and his staff members since the pronouncement of a positive case in his office.

    “I urge resident to continue to adhere to the lockdown regulations, maintain social distancing and wear masks at all times. Together we can fight the spread of Covid19 and succeed.” said Mayor Makhubo

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