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Covid-19 Update 50: Keep safe


Appeal to adhere to safety regulations and preventative protocols.

We are appealing to staff and students to strictly adhere to the University’s COVID-19 preventative protocols. The coronavirus remains a threat and staff and students are required to:

-          Fill out the screening form on the Wits Logbox App before entering campus,

-          Wear a mask at all times, and

-          Maintain a physical distance of 1.5m to 2m from anyone else.

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Staff and Student COVID-19 Infection Summary

Three staff members and six students reported testing positive for COVID-19 during the past week. This is out of a population comprising of approximately 5 500 permanent staff and 37 500 students. Affected staff members and students are self-isolating in line with governmental directives and University protocols.

  • Number of infections

2 - 8 Oct 2020

Total Infections 22 June – 8 Oct







We appeal to all staff and students to act responsibly and in the best interests of the entire University community. Please abide by all the University’s COVID-19 rules, policies and protocols.