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Ukheshe starts Covid-19 track and trace pilot as lockdown eases to third stage

Thursday 11 June 2020 | 11:10 CET | News
Ukheshe, the SMME-focused digital banking platform, has launched a Track and Trace service using its payment ecosystem to let consumers know if they have been in the vicinity of a person infected with Covid-19. The initiative coincides with level three lockdown, where more sectors of the economy have opened up. Ukheshe is piloting the track and trace system with public transport providers and some of its nearly 1 million registered users.

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