- As everyone is in a panic over the spread of the coronavirus in South Africa, Amanda Black is worried about private sector employees
- She is calling for these workers to be given paid leave to take care of themselves as well as their families
- Amanda took to Twitter to discuss how she feels about this matter and also called on the government and churches to act appropriately
Amanda Black is the latest local celeb to call on the private sector to show that they care about their employees.
She wants employees to be given paid leave as the coronavirus is rapidly spreading in South Africa.
The singer wants to know how these workers are supposed to take care of themselves and their families, especially now that schools have been closed and people are urged to minimise contact with others.
Taking to Twitter, Amanda said:
"What is the private sector going to do to assist in this coronavirus crisis we are in? Most of the country is run by the private sector in some way or the other.
"At least pretend to care about your employees more than the bottom line. Everyone is suffering, even us. Give employees paid leave until we get a clear understanding of how long this will be."
The singer also called on the government and churches to step up and lead the country as the coronavirus causes worry and fear.
This comes as the number of coronavirus cases in South Africa has now hit triple digits. The Department of Health reported a total of 116 cases of the Covid-19 virus, including six new cases of local transmission.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Clement Moasa also expressed his worry about the country's situation.
He is worried about the people who don't have access to water so they can wash their hands to prevent spreading the dreaded virus.
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