SA feels lockdown sows 'division' and has people anxious about the future

CATEGORY: Media and COVID-19
DATE: 27 April 2020
AUTHOR: News Africa

The national lockdown fosters distress and social division. This is according to initial findings of an ongoing survey on public perceptions of the economic, social and political impact of Covid-19 on life across the country.

The survey that is conducted by the Centre for Social Change at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in partnership with the Development, Capable and Ethical State of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), found that the lockdown has caused considerable financial and emotional distress.

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