City of Cape Town’s Public Emergency Communication Centre (PECC) has recieved 71 152 calls since the lockdown started in March.
Over 5000 of the calls were Covid-19 related including contravention of the disaster regulations, while 255 were medical emergency calls related to Covid-19.
Staff at the City’s Public Emergency Communication Centre (PECC) have taken more than 70 000 calls in 50 days and received a token of appreciation earlier today when Alderman JP Smith, paid a surprise visit to the centre.
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) May 16, 2020
The PECC serves as a single port of entry to all City of Cape Town safety and security services.
Calls at the centre doubled with 11 162 calls recieved during the first four days of the nationwide lockdown.
At the moment staff members are working from the Goodwood headquarters while another group is working from Good Hope sub-council building.