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28 October 2020

#Covid19 has widened gap between cities, rural areas

Bloemfontein Courant

New evidence provides a detailed picture of the extraordinary economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an HSRC research specialist and a research professor at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein.

All regions lost about a fifth of their jobs between February and April, although the cities began to show signs of recovery with the easing of the lockdown to level 3.

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Bloemfontein Courant

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