Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko raised concerns regarding the level of cleaning at Sehopotso Secondary School in Sebokeng.
Mazibuko visited the school to inspect the state of readiness as Grade 7 and 12 pupils returned to classrooms on Monday.
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She said each pupil will be provided with two masks.
Meanwhile, in the nearby Barrage farming area, the Ramusukula Secondary School was forced to close its gates for at least the day, after Emfuleni Mayor Gift Moerane raised alarm bells because there was no running water.
The pupils were at the school for four hours before they were told to go back home.