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Table 1 City of Tshwane COVID-19 emergency re-sheltering 31 March–6 April 2020

From: Harm reduction in an emergency response to homelessness during South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown

Date Facility name Capacity Number placed Sex Age category Status
31 Mar Lucas van der Berg Stadium 400 400 M Adults and youth Homeless
31 Mar Lyttleton Town Hall 36 31 M + F Adults Homeless
1 Apr Oosterlig 20 20 M Older adults Homeless
1 Apr NG Arcadia Church 20 20 M Older adults Homeless
1 Apr Melodi Ya Tshwane 25 25 F Adult mothers and their children Homeless
3 Apr Capital Park 51 52 M Adults and youth Homeless
3 Apr Life Changing Ministries 90 90 M Adults and youth Homeless + PWUD
5 Apr St Wilfreds 24 24 M Adults and youth Homeless
5 Apr Mabopane Indoor Sport Centre 150 85 M Adults and youth Homeless + PWUD
6 Apr Lyttelton Sports Park 300 348 M Adults and youth Homeless + PWUD
Total   1116 1095    
  1. PWUD people who use drugs
  2. Source: Authors’ own table