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COVID-19 Third Wave Vulnerabilities and Policy Priorities: Impact on Households


COVID-19 infections continue to rise as South Africa’s third wave worsens and the vaccination rollout programme falls short. This comes at a time when most vulnerable groups have lost their income. Furthermore, the relief measures initially extended to households have expired, causing a humanitarian crisis. This infographic illustrates the differentiated impact of the pandemic and the vulnerabilities it has exacerbated for workers, women, and children.