Police, pupils clash at Durban school after teacher tests positive for Covid-19 | News24
- Police and pupils clashed at a school in Durban after a protest over a teacher testing positive at the school.
- The KwaZulu-Natal education department said an arrangement had been agreed on to separate and isolate exposed pupils.
- The department said the Community Safety MEC would investigate if there was any police heavy-handedness.
A teacher testing positive for Covid-19 at a Durban school resulted in violent clashes between pupils and police, Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu said on Wednesday.
“There has been an interruption of teaching and learning because of a misunderstanding between the teachers and the learners on how to manage the positive cases of Covid-19,” he said at Nqabakazulu High School in KwaMashu.
The clash arose after pupils demanded all teachers at the school be…