Covid-19: Amended Regulations Announced: Adjusted Alert Level Four

Covid-19: Amended Regulations Announced: Adjusted Alert Level Four

The President, last night, raised the Covid-19 Alert Level to adjusted Level 4.

The President has indicated that the following amended regulations remain applicable, for the next fourteen (14) days:- 

  • all indoor and outdoor gatherings, including religious, political, cultural and social gatherings are prohibited;
  • travel in or out of Gauteng is not permitted for leisure purposes;
  • funerals may only be attended by a maximum of 50 people and night vigils are not permitted;
  • public recreational spaces such as parks, dams and beaches will remain open, subject to the rules of mask-wearing and social distancing;
  • business premises must determine the maximum number of employees permitted on the premises to accommodate a 1.5-meter distance between employees;
  • curfew has been increased to between 21:00 and 04:00;
  • the sale of alcohol, both on- and off-site, is prohibited;  
  • non-essential businesses, including restaurants, shops and gyms must close by 20:00;
  • restaurants may only sell takeaways and no sit-down service is permitted;
  • all schools and tertiary institutions to be closed for contact classes by 30 June 2021; and
  • every person is compelled to wear a mask in a public space. It is a criminal offence, punishable by a fine or imprisonment, not to do so.

 We will keep members abreast of further developments.


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