Virus-hit E Cape school supplied with substandard sanitiser
Alcohol content found to be just 57.6% in tests that also covered nine other schools in Alfred Nzo district
Tests conducted on sanitisers that were used by an Eastern Cape school where 204 staff and pupils tested positive for Covid-19 indicate that its alcohol content was 57.6% – far below the 70% minimum required.
Makaula Senior Secondary in KwaBhaca (formerly Mount Frere) made national headlines last month after it was forced to shut its doors following the recording of 204 infections. A total of 330 people at the school were tested.
The school’s principal, Luzuko Mbana, 52, had to be airlifted to a private hospital in KwaZulu-Natal on June 24 after he tested positive...