Tens of thousands of workers in South Africa continue to render services to the rest of the population as the country is under lockdown in the global war against COVID-19. Many are in the frontline at the risk of their own lives and those of their families.
SABC News captures their voices in this weekly feature, COVID-19 Frontline Workers.
Digital News producer Lebo Tshangela speaks to a cashier in one of South Africa’s largest grocery retailers about her experience with the coronavirus during the nationwide lockdown. The cashier who lives in Cape Town requested to remain anonymous.
Below is her story:
This is Part VI of Frontline Workers, see below for other editions:
Related: Part I :COVID-19 Frontline Workers: Q&A with a South African doctor
Related: Part II: COVID-19 Frontline Workers Part 2: South African nurses share stories
Related: Part III: COVID-19 Frontline Workers: Private clinic owner shares her story
Related: Part IV: COVID-19 Frontline Workers IV: A police officer shares her story
Related: Part V: COVID-19 Frontline Workers Part V: A neurosurgeon shares his story