During the lockdown, essential workers are still required to continue with their jobs throughout. Briefly.co.za looks at some of those who have been praised via social media.
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When President Cyril Ramaphosa enforced the nationwide lockdown, many knew they would be staying at home for the most part.
However, it's been business as usual for the nation's essential workers and they've continued with their daily grind.
Briefly.co.za came across a few touching social media posts which allowed South Africans to meet some of these heroes.
Evangelista Rugare Kwashirai shared a photo of herself via the #ImStaying Facebook group and received lots of love from social media users.
Kalpana Patel said,
"God bless you and your family abundantly. Stay safe."
Joey Wessels added,
"Thank you, may God bless you and protect you."
Marchelle Lombard revealed her admiration for her aunt, who works as a nurse:
"My beautiful aunt, a nurse at the Middelburg Hospital, she will be saving lives and going to work while we stay at home. Take care and be safe, that's why imstaying."
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Nontobeko Mkhondo works as a nurse in Rustenburg and revealed her passion for her profession:
"I can't stay home, I'm a healthcare professional, I took an oath: The total health of my patients will be my first consideration and I will maintain the utmost respect for human life."
Briefly.co.za noted that the young lady attracted more than 6 000 likes to the post.
Kholofelo Matamela said,
"God bless you and may He give you the protection you need."
Lana Grimbeek added,
"Thank you so much. Words can’t explain how grateful we are to you all. "
Chantelle Paterson followed suit and introduced herself to South Africans via the same Facebook group.
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There were numerous tweets which paid tribute to the country's healthcare workers as well.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously honoured 12 healthcare heroes who would be working through the lockdown period.
South Africans were introduced to 12 of these heroes in a batch of inspirational social media posts.
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