It has been confirmed by Old Mutual, that one of their employees has tested positive for the coronavirus. The employee had just returned from abroad, according to a report. Old Mutual could not disclose the employee’s location in South Africa – however, the employee will not be returning to work for 21 days in line with its international travel policy.
“Old Mutual followed the protocols prescribed by the SA government and they tracked all the individuals who met with the Old Mutual employee outside of the workplace to arrange their self-quarantine. The employee is currently undergoing the necessary medical treatment.”
It has also been confirmed on Friday, by the National health department spokesperson Lwazi Manzi that the number of people affected by the COVID-19 virus remains at 16.