The mayor of Lesedi, Cllr Lerato Maloka has tested positive for COVID-19.
Just yesterday (July 9), the Executive Mayor of Lesedi Local Municipality announced that one of the members of the Mayor Committee tested positive.
“The Executive Mayor received her test results this morning, 10 July, after undergoing the testing process,” said the municipality in a statement.
The mayor will join MMC Motsepe in self-isolating for the next two weeks.
The municipality has also advised anyone who has come into contact with the executive mayor to also go under self-quarantine as they too may be infected.
“We wish the Executive Mayor a speedy recovery and her return in the coming weeks. The municipality continues to do all it can to protect staff members against the risk of contracting COVID-19,” explained Katleho Seaga, Lesedi Local Municipality media officer.