125 COVID-19 cases confirmed in University of Fort Hare


The University of Fort Hare has made it known that 125 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been recorded at the Eastern Cape tertiary institution.

According to spokesperson Tandi Mapukata, the East London campus recorded 27 new cases, which included 25 students, a driver, and a security guard.

Apparently, the university currently has 60 active cases, 61 recoveries, 4 fatalities with a total of 123 confirmed cases.

The majority of the infected students are in the faculty of law, followed by management and commerce and a couple from health sciences,” Mapukata said on Wednesday.

All are in the process of being taken to Bhisho Hospital isolation site which the province has generously offered to us.”

However, two of the students have recovered and will be set free from isolation.

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