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Here Is What You Need To Know As The Country Moves To Adjusted Level 1 Lockdown

Here Is What You Need To Know As The Country Moves To Adjusted Level 1 Lockdown. As a lot of people expected, the country has moved from adjusted level II regulations to level 1. President Cyril Ramaphosa made this announcement on Thursday during the state of the nation address. that a number of South Africa’s lockdown regulations will be relaxed as the country moves to an adjusted level 1 lockdown from Friday (1 October).

This id due to the decrease in Covid-19cases and also for the fact that more people are getting vaccinated. The following changes have thus been implemented.

  • The hours of the curfew will now run from 00h00 – 04h00;
  • Non-essential establishments will need to close by 23h00 to allow employees and patrons to return home before curfew;
  • The number of people permitted to attend indoor gatherings will increase to 750 people, while up to 2,000 people may attend outdoor gatherings;
  • Where the venue is too small to accommodate these numbers with appropriate social distancing, then no more than 50% of the capacity of the venue may be used.
  • The sale of alcohol will be permitted according to the normal licensing provisions, but no alcohol may be sold over 23h00;
  • The wearing of masks in public places remains mandatory.

As South Africans shared their views over the changes some of our celebrities also chipped in. Check out what some os them had to say from the tweets below;

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