A man walks in empty streets in Johannesburg on the first day of the 21-day lockdown. Picture: THAPELO MOREBUDI
A man walks in empty streets in Johannesburg on the first day of the 21-day lockdown. Picture: THAPELO MOREBUDI

Measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 have put SA’s economy under pressure.

There has been much debate about whether the mitigation efforts are worth it, especially as the economy is expected to show a large contraction.

Business Day TV spoke to Allan Gray chief investment officer Andrew Lapping about the economic cost of SA’s lockdown.