Maynier: WC spent R214m on COVID-19-related expenditure to date

The provincial Treasury released its latest expenditure report for April 2021 to the end of July this year. It's aimed at showing transparency due to ongoing corruption around the spending of state funds in fighting the pandemic.

FILE: Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities MEC David Maynier. Picture: @WesternCapeGov/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Finance MEC David Maynier said on Wednesday that the province committed R214 million towards spending for COVID-19 for the 2021/22 financial year.

"Total COVID-19 procurement expenditure for July this year amounted to more than R108 million, of which the bulk was spent by provincial departments," he said.

The provincial Treasury released its latest expenditure report for April 2021 to the end of July this year. It's aimed at showing transparency due to ongoing corruption around the spending of state funds in fighting the pandemic.

“The consistent publishing of our procurement disclosure report, which details all COVID-19 expenditure by provincial government departments and entities is our commitment to transparency and clean government in the Western Cape,” Maynier said.

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