Station closed again

Sea Point police station was again temporarily closed following a positive Covid-19 case.

Sea Point police station was again temporarily closed last Thursday May 21, after another staff member tested positive for Covid-19.

The building was sanitised and decontaminated and the staff exposed put in self-isolation.

The community service centre (charge office) operated from a mobile unit in the parking area during the decontamination.

This is the second case at the station, which also had to be closed and decontaminated on Friday May 15 (“Sea Point police station reopened”, Atlantic Sun, May 21).

Police spokesperson Brigadier Novelwa Potelwa, said the building was reopened after it was declared safe for occupation in line with Covid-19 protocols.

She said officers who were in contact with the infected person were undergoing the necessary screening/ testing and being quarantined.

Meanwhile, the provincial Department of Health has released Covid-19 cases per suburb.

Statistics for the Atlantic seaboard suburbs released on May 20:

Bakoven – 4

Bantry Bay – 3

Camps Bay – 13

Clifton – 3

Cape Town City centre – 21

De Waterkant – 2

Fresnaye – 22

Gardens – 24

Green Point – 25

Mouille Point – 1

Oranjezicht – 17

Schotschekloof – 17

Sea Point – 21

Three Anchor Bay – 4

Vredehoek – 38

Waterfront – 6

On Monday May 25, the Western Cape had over 15 000 cases and 7 221 recoveries with more than 300 deaths.