Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has published a directive which outline South Africa’s new lockdown rules.
In addition, no person will be allowed to:
If you are undertaking "vigorous exercising" you are allowed to do so without a mask, provided that you maintain a distance of at least three metres from any other person. This is also subject to directions on what is considered to be ‘vigorous’ by the Health minister.
Employers must also provide employees with a cloth mask or appropriate face covering.In addition, an employer may not allow any employee to perform any duties or enter the employment premises if the employee is not wearing an appropriate item.
Public transport drivers, managers, owners of buildings, and employers who do enforce the above regulations will be liable to either a fine or six months imprisonment or both.
Curfew and liquor
Every person is confined to his or her place of residence from 21h00 until 04h00 daily, except where a person has been granted a permit.
The sale, dispensing and distribution of liquor is now also prohibited with immediate effect.
The transportation of liquor is prohibited, except where the transportation of liquor is:
The directive states that bus and taxi services may operate under the following conditions:
The directive defines long-distance travel as a trip of 200 km or more whether the travel is within a province or inter-provincial.
Cigarettes and tobacco
The directive states that:
You can find the full directive here