Tens of thousands of essential workers are on the frontline of the global war against COVID-19.
Many are in the unenviable position of fighting the pandemic, 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. This week, Digital News producer Lebo Tshangela speaks to SABC News Television Journalist, Nozintombi Miya about her experience with coronavirus during the nationwide lockdown
Below is her story:
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
Related: Part VI: PODCAST|COVID-19 Frontline Workers Part VI: A cashier shares her story