Somerset Mall has confirmed that their Pick n Pay store is closed until further notice following a staff member that tested positive for COVID-19.

“A Pick n Pay staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Pick n Pay evacuated all the shoppers from the store, all staff were screened and a cleaning team was on site to disinfect the store,” Somerset Mall told Cape Town Etc.

Entrance 1 of the mall was closed off to clean and disinfect the common area, but has since been reopened.

Pick n Pay will reopen once given an ‘all clear’ from the Health Department.

Rumours have been circulating regarding the Clicks in the mall also being closed due to an infection, Somerset Mall did not confirm this.


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