Mass Covid-19 Screening and Testing Ongoing

Mass screening and testing are ongoing across the City in the fight against COVID-19.

The City has, by 8 April, visited 19 areas with over 600 people screened and tested in Barcelona alone in one day.

Healthcare teams run door-to-door screening, COVID-19 testing as well as distribute information pamphlets in an educational drive. All residents are targeted, especially the vulnerable, pregnant, elderly, those with chronic pulmonary disease, disabled and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Areas already visited include:

  • Ramaphosa informal settlement
  • Dukathole informal settlement
  • Makausi Informal settlement
  • Vosloorus Ext 28
  • Wolf informal settlement
  • Golden Walk
  • Tamaho
  • Chris Hani Crossing
  • Clayville
  • Kempton Park
  • Winnie Mandela Taxi Rank
  • Mega City
  • Phumlani Mall
  • Rynfield shopping complex
  • Mkhancwa informal settlement
  • Brakpan
  • Plastic View
  • Alra Park
  • Barcelona

These activations continue in the fight against COVID-19 and to educate people on the disease that has already claimed more than 1.m lives across the globe.