On the 1st Feb 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the following amendments to the lockdown level 3 restrictions that were implemented due to a rise in infections over the 2020 festive season.

A summary of the amendments now in force is below:

  1. Beaches, public parks, dams and other public swimming areas are open
  2. The hours of curfew are from 23h00 – 04h00. Businesses such as restaurants will need to close at 22h00 to allow for staff to get home.
  3. Alcohol sales are permitted. Off-site alcohol sales are allowed from Monday and Thursday between 10h00 and 18h00. On-site sales are permitted throughout the week between 10h00 and 22h00.
  4. Faith-based gatherings are permitted. A maximum of 50 people will be allowed to gather indoors, and 100 people will be allowed to gather outdoors.

See below for further amendments: