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
- Chris Hani Crossing
- Kempton Park
- Winnie Mandela Taxi Rank
- Mega City
- Phumlani Mall
- Rynfield shopping complex
- Mkhancwa informal settlement
- Plastic View
- Alra Park
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.