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DCS COVID-19 CASES - 13 April 2021

As at 13 April 2021, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) decreased to 51, comprising 13 inmates and 38 officials. Five (5) new recoveries (4 officials and 1 inmate) were reported, bringing the cumulative total to 11 048, which translates to a recovery rate of 97.40%.

11343

Total positive cases in DCS

7242

Positive cases - Officials

4101

Positive cases - Inmates

11048

Recoveries

171

Deaths - Officials

72

Deaths - Inmates

 

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Heads of Centres enjoined to eliminate security breaches and instil good practices in Correctional Centres

National Commissioner, Arthur Fraser called on the Heads of Correctional Centres to demonstrate exemplary leadership and patriotism as they execute ...
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DCS inmate class of 2020 soars against all odds

Minister for Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola, announced the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) Grade 12 results for the ...
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Minister Lamola hands over school desks refurbished by DCS inmates

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, visited various schools in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, to hand over refurbished school ...
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Heads of Centres are a key cog in delivering the best correctional services for a safer South Africa

The National Commissioner, Mr Arthur Fraser called on the Heads of Centres to understand and internalise the critical and transformational ...
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Victim-Offender Dialogue ushers renewed hope and reconciliation in Minister Lamola’s home village of Cunningmore B

The community of Cunningmore B in Bushbuckridge waited in anticipation to receive their favourite son, Minister of Justice and Correctional ...
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DCS restoring dignity, pride and confidence of school girls

On 10 December 2020, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola visited Bizzah Makhate Management Area in the ...
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DCS men say enough is enough as they pledge to end Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

At the inaugural Correctional Male Conversations Session on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF), DCS men pledged their full support for ...
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DCS hands over food donation to the Mhlanti family in Mqanduli, Mthatha Management Area

DCS hands over food donation to the Mhlanti family in Mqanduli, Mthatha Management Area On 05 December 2020, donations were handed ...
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Minister Lamola calls for change of approach in DCS amidst the new normal

Minister Ronald Lamola says self-sustainability must be the lasting legacy of DCS. Life is not as we knew it amidst COVID-19 ...
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Johann Putter still serving with excellence against all odds

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has put in place policies and procedures that manage a diverse, multiracial, and multicultural ...
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DCS candle- lighting to commemorate 16 Days of Activism for no Violence against Woman and Children Campaign

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) started its annual Strategic Planning Session 2020, currently being held at Leeuwkop Management Area, ...
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Minister Lamola opens a New Generation Correctional Facility in Tzaneen

Situated just a stone’s throw away from the tropical garden town of Tzaneen, is the newly built Tzaneen Correctional Centre ...
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