Covid-19: Joburg taxi rank gets a deep clean

The City of Joburg sent out a team to clean and sanitise Noord Taxi Rank in Johannesburg.

With public transport operating at specific times during the lockdown, taxi ranks and bus stations have been rather quiet and empty and this has given municipalities such as the City of Joburg an opportunity to deep clean public spaces.

Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo shared a tweet of before and after pictures of MTN taxi rank in Johannesburg as they sent out a team to clean up and sanitise the rank during the lockdown on 28 and 29 March.

The City of Joburg Property Company also assisted in the clean-up and sanitising the public bathrooms at the Noord and Park Central taxi ranks.

Twitter users were wowed by the clean-up and hoped that this continues, as it should be a norm even after the lockdown, suggesting that people should be fined or arrested for littering.

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