The number of health-care workers lodging claims with the Compensation Fund after being infected with Covid-19 at their workplaces is increasing at an alarming rate.

The fund provides compensation to employees who are injured or contract diseases through the course of their employment. It is financed by levies paid by employers. Since October 18 2019, about R70m in benefits have been paid...

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