COVID-19 in SA | R350 Social Relief recipients asked to re-apply

File: Beneficiaries braved long queues to apply for the COVID-19 support grant. eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Social Development says recipients of the R350 social relief of distress grant need to re-apply.

Following the lifting of the National State of Disaster, the grant will be provided under a new legislative framework.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa announced during his State of the Nation Address that the grant will be extended for a year from April 2022 to March 2023.

The department is expected to hold a media briefing to provide further details on the implementation of the grant.


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