ABERDEEN NEWS - Although no cases of Covid-19 have yet been reported in the area, precautions in line with the president’s instructions have been put in place in Aberdeen.
At the hospital, visiting hours have been restricted to once a day, from 5pm till 6pm, with only one visitor per patient allowed at a time. Special arrangements will be made for patients who are in a critical condition.
Aalwynhof Home for the aged is closed to visitors, and residents may not leave the home.
The Masakhane clinic is observing strict hygiene measures, and a limited number of patients is allowed inside the building at any time, with chairs outside for the overflow.
At the police station, there are no visits to awaiting trial prisoners. Hand sanitiser is used by all members and visitors. Members were also out in force on Friday evening to check that the regulations concerning liquor sales have been adhered to.
The Dutch Reformed Church service at 10am on Sunday will be held as usual, with a talk from a spokesperson from the hospital afterwards. All are welcome to attend.
From Monday, the library will be closed, and residents are asked if possible to contact the municipal offices by phone rather than in person.
The next meetings of both the Garden and Social Club, and the Book Club, have been postponed.
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