President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country’s move back to adjusted alert level two restrictions and regulations, following a reported increase in daily COVID-19 infections.
The President’s Desk took to Twitter on Monday, 31 May 2021, to stipulate the COVID-19 adjusted level two restrictions and regulations. On Sunday, 30 May 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa held a press conference to announce the country’s move to adjusted level two, in an effort to reduce the number of reported daily infections. This is despite some provinces, like Gauteng, having reportedly reached the third wave.
According to the new regulations, liquor stores and restaurants that sell alcohol can continue to do so with certain previously announced limitations. The two primary changes were with regards to the curfew, which has been extended by an hour to start at 23:00 and end at 04:00. Therefore, businesses will need to close their doors by 22:00 to allow employees to return home before curfew.
Additionally, indoor gatherings may not host more than 100 people or 50 percent of the venue’s capacity. Outdoor events are limited to 250 people or 50 percent of the venue’s capacity. The move to adjusted level two came into effect today, 31 May 2021.
See the post below.
[Read] South Africa has recorded 3 755 new COVID-19 infections, as President Cyril Ramaphosa moved the country to lockdown adjusted level two, with effect from Monday #COVID19 @HealthZA @DrZweliMkhize https://t.co/WuAWhmGZLC pic.twitter.com/VssykD3JOC
— @SAgovnews (@SAgovnews) May 31, 2021