How Mine will lock-down from 6 August 2020 after 24 employees test positive for Covid-19. In a statement released by the Management Ministry of Health and Child Care recommended the Mine isolates from the rest of the country for at least 10 days.
During the lockdown, only medical emergencies will be allowed to leave the Mine premises in an effort to contain the virus and prevent further spread.
Covid-19 has in recent days increased inland with 4,221 confirmed cases and 81 deaths. Hwange Colliery Company Limited, Unki and Fidelity Printers and Refiners also had employees testing positive for the virus.
The coronavirus outbreak in South Africa also had Mponeng, the world’s deepest gold mine closed after 164 workers tested positive for the disease.
See the How Mine statement below:-