The Covid-19 Fight Continues in Thembisa

Residents of Madelakufa in Thembisa came out in droves to undergo medical screening on Wednesday 7, October 2020.

The wet and chilly weather did nothing to deter the over 1 000 people who were screened and tested for Covid-19, some were tested for blood pressure, glucose, TB and HIV/Aids.

This was part of the on-going Ward Based War Room Oversight Programme made up of teams from national, provincial and the City of Ekurhuleni.

Approximately 1 096 people were seen during door-to-door visits by the teams where safety protocols were preached, in particular the wearing of masks, washing and sanitising of hands, and social distancing to mitigate the spread of Covid-19.

About 49 people were screened for HIV/Aids and the same number screened for TB. About 42 people had their blood pressure and blood glucose checked while six were screened for cervical cancer.

On Thursday, 8 October 2020, the teams were stationed at Ethafeni Sports Ground next to the Welamlambo School where they continued screening residents. They continued with the door to door visits.

The teams will on Friday, 9 October, travel to Swazi-in and Mehlareng Stadium and surrounding areas.