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Pikitup closes Roodepoort depot after 30 workers contract COVID-19

The latest infections bring the number of its workers who've contracted the virus to 45, with one fatality.

Pikitup trucks in Joburg. Picture: joburg.org.za

JOHANNESBURG - Waste management company Pikitup said that another 30 of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19 at the Roodepoort depot.

The latest infections bring the number of its workers who've contracted the virus to 45, with one fatality.

The Roodepoort depot has been closed as a result, as has the Marlboro depot, where another case has been picked up.

The company said that augmented waste collection services would be rendered until the depots reopened.

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