The Department of Health has announced Gauteng hospitals are open to patient visitors under Alert level 1. Visits will run for 15 minutes.
Alcohol traders have asked Ramaphosa to drop all liquor restrictions in lockdown level 1, because their jobs are still unsafe.
SA’s to Alert Level 1 was met with strong reactions like … “Weird how we’re at level 1, they’re being nice just before voting time.”
Ramaphosa said that lockdowns will only come to an end once government meets its vaccine target by December, and there’s a lot of work to do.
It’s been one hell of a wait, but President Ramaphosa has suggested that the return of crowds to stadiums and concerts isn’t so far away.
It looks good, we have to say. South Africa is now back at Level 1 – the most relaxed of all lockdown phases. Here’s a full list of the biggest changes.
You love to see it: Medical experts are now increasingly confident that our next step after moving to Level 1 will be to ditch lockdowns altogether.
Next stop, Level 1: Details of a high-stakes lockdown meeting – including Cyril Ramaphosa and our provincial premiers – were made public on Wednesday.
The PWC ‘lockdown roadmap’ presents three possible scenarios for the next few months – with Level 1 and Level 3 featuring extensively.
It’s about time for a family meeting, by the looks of things. South Africa is now ready for a shift to Level 1, and the ball is in Ramaphosa’s court.
Our short stay at Level 2 looks set to come to an end soon – but with South Africa now on the cusp of Level 1 restrictions, it won’t all be plain sailing.
Winde called for an end to the National State of Disaster. He said he would request ‘a clear plan for its termination, with set timeframes’ from government.
It looks like we are edging closer towards the closest thing to freedom we’ve known in the past 18 months, and experts can now see Level 1 over the horizon.
Things are likely to move quite quickly in Mzansi this month – and the case for a swift shift to Level 1 of lockdown is now backed by the data.
If we’re shifting through the lockdown gears, Level 1 may actually be closer than we think. Here’s what could help loosen restrictions in SA.
There’s a partial alcohol ban in place for the Easter weekend – but at Adjusted Level 1, the list of activities we’re banned from doing remains quite short.
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Tuesday, 30 March 2021.
With SA likely to face tougher lockdown restrictions over Easter, the timing of these Level 1 amendments is a little confusing: Here are all the changes.
A new political campaign to further ease lockdown laws has been launched this week – just eight days after South Africa moved forward to Level 1.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has officially gazetted the new Level 1 regulations, and those planning to flout the lockdown can still land themselves in hot water.
Political parties have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphoa’s announcement of moving the country to Level 1 of the lockdown, emphasising the importance of economic recovery
Bars and restaurants, rejoice: Drinkers now have more time to buy alcohol. They can also stay out later, and meet with more people under Level 1 laws.
Go forth and socialise… in a responsible manner: With Level 1 restrictions now coming into force, it allows South Africans to take part in bigger gatherings.
What a way to finish the month. Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that South Africa will now move to Level 1 of lockdown – here are the biggest changes.