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COVID-19 REGULATIONS: MORE CLARITY

Updated: Jan 2


Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has issued a media statement confirming curfew hours and the closing times of venues and facilities listed in the 3 December consolidated disaster management regulations for lockdown level one, as amended on 15 December and again on 17 December. The 3 December regulations include a new chapter on hotspots, which are the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan area, the Garden Route district municipality, and the Sarah Baartman district municipality.


In non-hotspot areas, 22:00 is the daily closing time for listed establishments, whether

indoors or outdoors. This allows an hour for everyone to be at home by 23:00, when the curfew in non-hotspot areas begins.


In hotspot areas, 21:00 is the daily closing time for listed establishments, whether

indoors or outdoors. This allows an hour for everyone to be at home by 22:00, when the curfew in hotspot areas begins.


In all areas countrywide, these hours apply to:

  • all venues where social events are hosted, including concerts and live performances

  • cinemas and theatres

  • casinos

  • museums, galleries and archives

  • gyms, fitness centres and public swimming pools

  • restaurants, bars, taverns, shebeens and similar establishments

  • venues hosting sport, arts and culture activities

  • faith-based institutions, and

  • any other place where a gathering may take place.

On 24 December, the regulations were amended yet again to:

  • allow access between 06:00 and 19:00 to any beach open to the public

  • fully operationalise partially operational land border posts, and

  • reopen the Kosibay port of entry from 1 January 2021.

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