A total of 153 police officers in the province have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Of that number 24 have recovered, and 5 remain in hospital.

Western Cape police management appeared before the ad hoc committee, on Wednesday.

Police Commissioner, Yolisa Matakata, said the service continues to provide health and wellness support to those contracted the virus.

Matakata added that there’s no shortage of PPE’s within the service.