948 pupils test positive for COVID-19 after Rage event

Almost a thousand Gauteng learners who attended the Rage annual event in KZN, test positive for COVID-19. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Almost a thousand Gauteng learners who attended the annual Ballito Rage festival event in KwaZulu Natal have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Gauteng Department of Health identified 1,322 pupils that travelled to the party.

The department says 1,050 have already undergone testing for COVID-19.

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It says 984 of them have contracted the virus.

The pupils had 340 contacts of which 32 tested positive for the coronavirus.

Pupils who attended the event, including their family members, are being urged to quarantine for 14 days and test for COVID-19.


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