LISTICLE: Easter weekend COVID-19 restrictions

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South Africa will remain on level one of the COVID-19 lockdown over the Easter holidays with adjusted restrictions. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this from the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Tuesday evening.

Below is a list of things you need to know this Easter:

  • Curfew maintained from midnight to 4am.
  • Public recreational spaces such as beaches, parks and dams will remain open.
  • Religious gatherings restricted to a total number of 250 people indoors and 500 outdoors.
  • Where the venue is too small to accommodate these numbers, no more than 50% of the capacity of the venue may be used.
  • No sleepovers at service venues allowed.
  • The sale of alcohol for off-site consumption will be prohibited on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
  • On-site sales of alcohol at restaurants, shebeens and bars will be allowed until 23:00.
  • Funerals remain restricted to a maximum of 100 people and a two-hour limit on services.
  • Interprovincial travel permitted.
  • Wearing of mask in public at all times remains compulsory.
  • Regular washing of hands or sanitising encouraged.
  • Observing social distancing and avoiding crowds.
  • South Africans in vulnerable groups urged to avoid gatherings and travelling.