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RRISK ADJUSTED NATIONAL LOCKDOWN
The National Coronavirus Command Council has announced Risk Adjusted Strategy Regulations effective from 01 May 2020. These regulations intend to ease the lockdown measures that came into effect on 27 March. South Africa will move from Level 5 to Level 4 of the Risk Adjusted Strategy on 01 May 2020. All domestic and international travel remains prohibited as well as interprovincial movement except in exceptional circumstances. All hotels and establishments must remain closed unless they are accommodating international tourists who remain in South Africa, are appointed as quarantine facilities, or providing accommodation for essential services people.
Restaurants, take-aways, and food establishments are allowed to open for home delivery services only during certain hours.
- What is the process for assistance of business enterprises in distress?
- What happens to tourists who have flights confirmed after 30 April 2020?
- Who pays for the cost of guests staying longer than anticipated in an establishment?
- What should hotels do if they have one or two international guests at their hotel who are awaiting their departure date?
- What establishments can be legally open during Level 4?
- How can I offer my hotel to be used as a quarantine site?
- What is the treatment for Apart-Hotels/lodges/timeshares?
- Refund and cancellation policies for online accommodation booking agents
- Are restaurants allowed to operate during Level 4?
- Can we still visit our national parks as they are relatively isolated? As many tourists especially international visitors frequent our national parks, what is happening to them?
UUPDATE: 24 March 2020
UPDATE: 23 March 2020
UPDATE: 21 March 2020
Travellers who develop symptoms of respiratory illness (cough, fever and shortness of breath) after travel to countries where the Coronavirus is prevalent, must seek medical care early and share their travel history with their healthcare providers.
For more information travellers with symptoms can contact the Public Hotline:
0800 029 999
Weekdays, 08h00 to 16h00
Official WhatsApp Help Services
Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.
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