In the first two weeks of the State of Disaster, the City of Johannesburg blew R80-million on COVID-19 emergency procurement.
An internal audit found legislation and policies were ‘grossly violated’.
The City says it immediately implemented measures to stop further abuses.
But implicated officials will only face disciplinary steps once a final, forensic audit has been concluded.
In other news – Covid 19 death toll rise to 16,667
The health department reported 81 more COVID-19 deaths in South Africa, taking the death toll 16,667.
A total of 903 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours. The total number of tests done is 4,164,491 with 12,011 new tests done. Learn more