28 March 2020 – Recruited more social service workers

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Public services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa began recruiting an additional 1,809 social service workers at the provincial level to provide support to families affected by COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-lindiwe-zulu-social-grants-will-be-paid-during-coronavirus-covid-19-lockdown-28