On Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared various districts across the country as COVID-19 hotspots. He said municipalities defined as hotspots will be subject to additional restrictions until there is a clear and sustained decline in infections.
“Those living in the hotspot districts are strongly encouraged to minimise their travel within the district to essential travel so as to minimise contact with other people,” said the President.
Provincial COVID-19 hotspots
Chris Hani District, Buffalo City, Amathole District, Alfred Nzo District and the OR Tambo District. These are in addition to the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and the Sarah Baartman District, which have already been declared hotspots.
The West Coast District, Overberg District, Winelands District, Cape Town, Central Karoo District. This is in addition to the Garden Route District.
eThekwini, Umgungundlovu District, Ugu District, Harry Gwala District, King Cetshwayo District and Ilembe District.
The West Rand District, Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Johannesburg are declared hotspots.
The Waterberg District and the Capricorn District.