Maverick Citizen Eastern Cape: Municipality moves to lift water rationing in Burgersdorp amid Covid-19 surge

Burgersdorp in the Eastern Cape has embarked on an emergency plan to lift water restrictions as an outbreak of Covid-19 infections has reached levels similar to those during the surge in July and August. Residents of the town have access to water for only seven hours every second day. Municipal manager for the Joe Gqabi District Municipality, Zolile Williams, said in his latest update that the incidence of coronavirus infections in the Burgersdorp area is now 906 per 100,000 of the population. A lockdown on movement in the town is...

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Published By: dailymaverick - Tuesday, 29 September