Police Commissioner tests positive for Covid-19 Coronavirus

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole has tested positive for the Covid-19 Coronavirus.

General Sitole underwent a test on Monday after coming into contact with a member of the SAPS who tested positive for Covid-19.

National Commissioner’s Spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo said Sitole is not showing any signs or symptoms of the virus this stage.

“General Sitole has, since learning about his Covid-19 status, immediately gone into self-isolation and he is self-medicating. The member with whom the National Commissioner had come into contact is also in self-isolation and is doing well.”

Lieutenant General Sindile Mfazi has been appointed to act as the National Commissioner until futher notice.

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