COVID-19 affecting more women than men in the workplace

File: Over 80 percent of claims in all provinces have been from women.

File: Over 80 percent of claims in all provinces have been from women.

AFP/Evaristo Sa

JOHANNESBURG - COVID-19 is affecting more women than men in the workplace.

This is according to claims lodged with the Compensation Fund.

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Over 80 percent of claims in all provinces have been from women.

The fund has received almost 950 claims.

The majority of over 650 came from the Western Cape.

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