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Govt announces extension of COVID-19 allowances

The will be an extension of of COVID-19 allowance payment to members of the Public Service, Pensioners, Contract Workers in various line Ministries and aides of the Visually Impaired .

The Government announced in a Press Statement issued by the Secretary for Public  Service Commission, Ambassador  J Wutawunashe.

“Members of the Public Service, including Contact Workers and Aids of the Visually Impaired will be paid the local currency (ZWL$) equivalent of US$75 while Pensioners will get the local currency (ZWL$) equivalent of US $30 .”

The move follows the initiation in September last when the Government extended payment of COVID-19 Allowances up to December 2020.

Tendai Guvamombe