The North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha. has ordered the closure of the Wolmaranstad Post Office and the Home Affairs offices because of their persistent failure to comply with COVID-19 regulations.
The two institutions have been found to be consistent with non-compliance with COVID-19 regulations regarding social distancing, wearing of masks in public and sanitizing.
Earlier in the month of January, MEC Madoda Sambatha also closed a supermarket at Zeerust in Lehurutshe and one store in Tlokwe. Since then the MEC continues to crisscross the Province raising awareness on COVID-19, encouraging public compliance to prevention measures and checking businesses for compliance to the regulations.
“We will continue to enforce compliance to COVID-19 regulations to prevent further spread of the virus. We will also not hesitate to order closure of any business or facility where there is complete disregard to COVID-19 prevention measures”, said MEC Sambatha.
MEC Sambatha has committed to continue with the compliance and awareness campaign drives to ensure to protect the community and individuals people from infection.