COVID-19 INFORMATION AND DOWNLOADS
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Official SA Government information site: https://sacoronavirus.co.za/
Business for South Africa COVID-19: https://www.businessforsa.org/
Emergency Response number for COVID-19: 111
As per the President’s announcement on 30 September, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has placed South Africa on Adjusted Level 1 and the restrictions under the Disaster Management Act have been amended accordingly.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Adjusted level 1
- The entire country has been placed back on Adjusted Level 1 as of this morning, the 1st of October 2021.
Freedom of movement
- The curfew has been adjusted to apply from midnight until 4 am;
- This means that all entertainment establishments must close by 23:00 to allow their staff to travel home;
- Should a person need to travel during the curfew hours for work, they need to be in possession of the self-issue permit attached (Form 7);
- Funerals are limited to 100 persons or less, provided that no more than 50% of a venue’s capacity may be used;
- No night-vigils or ‘after-tears’ gatherings are permitted;
- Funerals are limited to 2 hours in duration.
- The limits for faith-based, social, political or cultural gatherings has been moved up to 2000 persons outdoors, 750 indoors or 50% of the venue’s capacity, whichever is lesser;
- Gatherings at workplaces for work purposes remain permitted;
- Hospitality establishments may operate at 100% capacity;
- Professional and non-professional sporting matches remain permitted without spectators;
- The operations of borders remain unchanged in that;
- 20 land borders remain open but 33 remain closed;
- International air travel remains limited to;
- OR Tambo International Airport;
- King Shaka International Airport;
- Cape Town International Airport;
- Lanseria International Airport; and
- Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport;
- All commercial seaports remain open for trade but for the first time since the start of the pandemic, cruise ships may also call on South African ports;
- The transportation of cargo remains permitted
- Busses and taxis may continue to operate at 100% capacity for short-distance trips (less than 200kms) and 70% capacity for long distance trips.
Sale, dispensing and transportation of liquor
- The restrictions on the sale of liquor for off-site consumption have been removed and will now revert back to the times as regulated by an entity’s liquor licence;
- The sale for onsite consumption is permitted on any day, subject to the curfew;
- The consumption of liquor in public placed remain prohibited;
- the transportation of liquor remains permitted;