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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.
- Who is allowed to travel under Level 3 of the risk adjusted strategy?
- What domestic travel is allowed under Level 3 of the risk adjusted strategy?
- When will the other airports be allowed to operate?
- What documentation must be provided by people who are travelling for business?
- How will the tourism sector be controlled to ensure that people are travelling for business and not leisure?
- Who will be allowed to advertise and take bookings?
- What establishments are allowed to operate?
- What health and safety protocols must establishments put in place?
- What tourist facilities remain closed under Level 3?
- What are restaurants allowed to offer under Level 3?
- Are game reserves are allowed to open?
- When will South Africa open its borders for international travel?
- When will the tourism industry be allowed to take bookings for international travellers?
- How will the Tourist Guide Relief Fund work?
- Are conferences allowed?
- What restrictions apply to casinos?
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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