Eswatini General Update (29/05)
Mass screening occurring around the country
Industry slowly opening up
Easing of regulations, restaurants and churches to open up shortly
Everyone encouraged to wear masks
Taiwan playing a major role in securing PPE, Ventilators and ensuring medical readiness
Borders between South Africa and Mozambique are operating for trade but restricted goods
Covid Fund active in mobilising donor funding and private sector funding.
Waiver of any interest on any tax debts should they be cleared in full prior to September 2020
Waiver of PAYE for employers contribution for 3 months.
His Majesty has pleaded to the UN for funding to fight Covid
2 million rand loan signed off from IMF for government expenses (not related to Covid)
145 million Rand donation from the Kirsch Foundation is the single largest widest reaching donation to date
As at 29th May - 279 Cases -2 deaths -168 recovered