September 21, 2020

Stellenbosch police station is one of five stations that closed due to COVID-19

Stellenbosch – Five city police stations were closed over the weekend after their officers tested positive for Covid-19.

Police spokesperson Novela Potelwa confirmed that Sea Point, Mowbray, Woodstock, Manenberg and Stellenbosch police stations had been closed.

Sea Point police station was closed on Friday as the station building was being decontaminated after a Covid-19 case at the station. On Friday evening they started operating from the station building after the decontamination process was completed and the facility declared safe for occupation by the service provider in line with Covid-19 protocols,” Potelwa said.

She said that “Police members who were in contact with the infected case are undergoing the necessary screening/testing and quarantined.”