While crime in the country continued to remain low during the COVID-19 lockdown, reported cases began to increase after the country moved to level 4 at the beginning of May.
Driving Licensing Testing Centres, registering authorities, vehicle testing stations and driving schools will resume their services with effect from 1 June.
The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) has approved payment worth R513 million for small businesses whose finances have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The level of awareness and compliance with the lockdown regulations in Gauteng have improved but areas in some townships remain a concern for government.
Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has assured Parliament that the department is conducting the requisite due diligence as it disburses COVID-19 TERS Benefits to avoid processing fraudulent claims.
A Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) survey has revealed that 8.1% of its respondents lost jobs or closed businesses as a consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak.
On Tuesday, 12 May, the Highveld Hospital hosted a high-level delegation from the Mpumalanga Department of Health as the next step in formalising a public-private sector partnership that will see our business play an important role in the isolation and treatment of people diagnosed with COVID-19.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will this week announce the department’s preparations with regards to the reopening of schools.