The Ministry of Health announced yesterday that a number of COVID-19 confirmed cases had been traced to the Rage Festival that took place recently and declared it a COVID-19 superspreader event.
In an attempt to curb the spread of the virus nationwide ALL ATTENDEES & STAFF are urged to :
- immediately go into a 10 day quarantine period and to self-isolate
- ensure they go for a COVID-19 test
- to download and interact with the COVID-Alert App as part of contact tracing efforts.
The department also called on parents to take their children who have attended Rage for testing as soon as possible.
The Rage 2020 events are hosted annually to celebrate the end of Matriculation. The organisers of Rage Festivals announced that all events planned for 2020 and 2021 have been postponed until further notice after the gathering in Ballito, KZN was identified as a Covid-19 superspreading event.
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