The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), signed and gazetted an amendment to the regulations for the advanced COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Lockdown.

The regulations were gazetted by the Minister after consultation with other Cabinet members. The amendments include changes to the curfew times, the return of both contact and non-contact professional sports and further opening of the tourism sector.

The curfew is between 22h00-04:00 under level 3, updated to allow movement for the purpose of the provision and procuring the services permitted in these regulations. Under these amendments, Intra-provincial accommodation for Leisure is also permitted.

The amendments are a result of the government’s continued effort to balance the overriding objective of saving lives and protecting livelihoods of South Africans. We should all continue to exercise caution and observe safety protocols including wearing of masks in public and social distancing, among others

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