UPDATE AT 13:28: President Hyper Vaal released a statement just after 13:00 this afternoon, confirming that one of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the statement, the shop was immediately closed on June 10 and a professional decontamination team sanitised and deep cleaned the entire store. The shop was reopened on 11 June at 10:00. The store said all employees have been screened, while those who worked closely with the affected employee are at home and in self-quarantine for 14 days. They will be monitored for any symptoms before returning to work. According to President Hyper, all employees are currently being screened and their temperature is being checked on a regular basis. The store said they have previously implemented strict hygiene practices and will continue to do so to ensure everyone's safety.
BREAKING: President Hyper Vaal is currently closed after an employee reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. The Vaal Traffic Line and Vaalweekblad reports that employees protested at the entrance today, demanding that they be tested for COVID-19. 90.6 FM Stereo has contacted President Hyper's spokesperson, and they assured us that they will issue a press statement soon. According to Vaal Traffic Line, traffic is heavily backed up in the area and motorists are urged to be cautious. PHOTOS: (President Hyper; Vaalweekblad - Lazarus Dithagiso)