Globally, countries have put in place measures to stop further spread of COVID-19 through increased personal hygiene such as washing hands with soap and water and constant use of hand santisers. Please find below a press statement on the need to ensure to buy commodities such as liquid handwash, tissue and face masks from trusted sources.
Following concerns raised by members of the public concerning the recall of canned pilchards from stores, the Agency is working with all relevant local and regional institutions concerning the issue. One of the functions of the ZCSA is to collaborate with both national and regional bodies to ensure public health and safety, consumer and environmental protection. The Agency will continue to work with South African authorities over the matter. Below are statements from the NRCS in South Africa and the Ministry of Health in Botswana: