W Cape throws questions back at education department over Covid exam sites

Province flags concerns around isolation venues where those with the virus are supposed to write

09 November 2020 - 20:00 By prega govender

The Western Cape education department has accused the national department of failing to identify isolation sites away from schools where Covid-19 positive pupils can write their matric exams.

Western Cape education department spokesperson Bronagh Hammond was reacting to a circular issued by basic education director-general Mathanzima Mweli on Sunday, which stated that provincial education departments must liaise with provincial health departments to establish isolation venues at selected centres in the province...

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