Alcohol and curfew changes to lockdown rules

With a surge in confirmed Covid-19 cases being seen in Gauteng the national Cabinet has decided to make changes to the national lockdown rules.  The President has announced changes to the alcohol and curfew rules.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced changes to the alcohol and curfew rules in response to an increase in Covid-19 cases across the country - especially in Gauteng. 

The President announced that there have now been 276 242 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country, which has taken the country into the top ten of global hotspots. 

As a result of this increase in cases the national Cabinet has decided to reintroduce a ban on the sale of alcohol across the country, with immediate effect. There will also be a national curfew introduced.

Because of the increase in trauma cases in hospitals the government has decided to re-introduce the ban on the sale of alcohol, effective immediately.  In additional a national curfew has been introduced from 9pm to 4am - starting from tomorrow, the 13th July. 



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