Covid-19 Ters payouts nonetheless on maintain whereas 5 million IDs are verified

The division mentioned cut-off dates wouldn’t have an effect on claims already submitted as they’d be processed and paid as soon as all of the excellent data was submitted to the fund.

“Funds are nonetheless on maintain because the fund remains to be working with the division of residence affairs and different authorities databases to confirm about 5 million identification paperwork of Covid-19 Ters purposes. That is accomplished to make sure that funds are made to deserving and genuine staff,” it mentioned.

An announcement is but to be made on when the fund will resume funds.

“We’re conscious of the have an effect on this delay has brought about and is inflicting, however within the pursuits of mitigating the dangers which have been recognized each by our threat unit and the auditor-general, we sadly should pause funds,” mentioned appearing UIF commissioner Marsha Bronkhorst.

“As quickly as we now have a way of consolation with the steps taken, we’ll announce to the nation the resumption of funds.”