COSATU also says the SRD grant should form the basis for a basic income grant in South Africa.
Jackson Mthembu says the National Coronavirus Command Council will hold a meeting next week, followed by a Cabinet meeting.
COSATU and B4SA have slammed the government’s apparent decision, but the government has not yet formally announced it.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that he will address the nation next week while dismissing talk of level 3 lockdown.
KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala said he was concerned about the “carefree” attitude displayed by some KZN residents despite rising COVID-19 cases.
The Department of Home Affairs says visitors who intend to stay in South Africa for at least three months will be allowed regardless of their risk category.
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the extension will allow the government to “put measures in place to avoid a second wave of infections.”
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said 18 land border ports and three international airports will resume operation on 1 October, 2020.
IFA Fair Zim Hotel & Resort Pty Ltd, which owns Fairmont Zimbali Hotel and Resort, said the lockdown and closure of borders had eroded its revenue base.
Sources who attended a Presidential Coordinating Council meeting claim Cyril Ramaphosa will announce a move to level 1 lockdown.