Coronavirus COVID-19 economic and social relief package announced

President Ramaphosa announced a massive support package of R500billion on 21 April. The package includes social relief measures to address “hunger and social distress”, as “poverty and food insecurity have deepened dramatically in the course of just a few weeks.”

Click here to view the full statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on further economic and social measures in response to the COVID-19 epidemic.