Impala Platinum (Implats) said on Saturday it will temporarily close its Marula mine after detecting 19 coronavirus cases among workers reporting back for duty at the Limpopo site.

“Implats has identified 19 positive cases during the week, all of them asymptomatic. Of these cases, 14 were identified as the result of proactive testing of employees returning to work. None of these employees had started work at the mine,” the company said...

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