Covid-19: SA’s response to third wave could hurt job creation

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The third wave could potentially destroy job creation. Picture: iStock
The third wave could potentially destroy job creation. Picture: iStock

BUSINESS

As few as 109 000 or as many as 900 000 jobs could be created in South Africa this year, depending on how quickly the economy recovers, says the consulting group PwC.

This economic recovery is very closely linked to how strict and how long any subsequent lockdown measures to combat the expected third Covid-19 wave will be, according to a new PwC report on South Africa’s economic outlook for 2021.

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