Municipalities, which are at the coalface of service delivery and the fight to curb the Covid-19 pandemic, are battling to collect revenue with the three major metros seeing a drop of more than R3bn in the past three months.

This could have an impact on basic service delivery, such as refuse removal, and the supply of water and electricity...

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