Lady dies in queue at Sassa pay level in Soweto


No less than 17-million beneficiaries in SA travelled and spent hours in queues for his or her funds. The federal government mentioned it had taken the required measures to scale back congestion and guarantee there have been social distancing protocols at pay factors. On Sunday, performing MEC for social improvement Panyaza Lesufi confirmed greater than 700,000 aged and disabled residents in Gauteng would obtain social grants over the following two days.

Lesufi mentioned three,000 group patrollers dispatched by the division of group security can be current at Sassa pay factors whereas legislation enforcement businesses would implement lockdown measures.

“We are going to make out there 5,000 litres of hand sanitiser for the aged and beneficiaries. For the workplace employees, we have ordered 30,000 pairs of gloves, in order that the workplace employees could be ready to carry out their mandate in a protected surroundings, together with 300 masks.” Lesufi confused the significance of safeguarding the aged throughout this time.