28 March 2020 – Recruited more social service workers

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services; Non-governmental interventions; Individual responses
Level of Jurisdiction: National

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