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Streets vs shelters: Officials race to get terrified homeless people housed

03 April 2020 - 05:57 By Graeme Hosken
Homeless men stand outside the Caledonian stadium in Pretoria where hundreds of homeless people were moved to in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19 on March 31 2020.
Homeless men stand outside the Caledonian stadium in Pretoria where hundreds of homeless people were moved to in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19 on March 31 2020.
Image: Sebabatso Mosamo/Sunday Times

“I am deaf. I don’t understand what is happening. Please can someone help me.”

This plea is from one of the 10,000 homeless people rounded up in a bid to stop Covid-19 infecting Tshwane’s most vulnerable citizens.

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