Sumary of South Africa: Economy on Path to Recovery from Covid-19- President:
- Over the course of eight months and with the support of social partners, government rolled out a comprehensive set of measures to limit the social and economic impact of the pandemic..
- In addition to existing social grants to over 17 million people every month, government topped-up the Old Age, Disability and Child Support Grants..
- As another intervention, government also rolled out a Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant, which has reached six million people to date..
- To bring this system online, there was extensive collaboration between the South African Social Security Agency, the South African Revenue Service, Home Affairs and many others….