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BREAKING: National lockdown update

Cape Town - give us your biggest smiles and say goodbye to face masks

Latest update: Thursday, 22 June 2022

LOCKDOWN HIGHLIGHTS 

  • South Africans no longer need to wear face masks indoors

  • Limits on gatherings and border checks for Covid-19 have also been dropped

  • Vaccination status is no longer needed when traveling to South Africa

Find out more news, Covid-19 stats and encouraging updates

10 THINGS WE LOOK FORWARD TO WITHOUT MASKS 

  1. Rollerblading in style
  2. Eating ice cream
  3. Playing an escape game
  4. Wine bar crawling
  5. Exploring an aquarium
  6. Getting romantic in the city
  7. Exploring local museums
  8. Celebrating your birthday
  9. Watching a glamourous show
  10. Exploring top-notch bookstores

NO MORE MASKS

As of Wednesday,  22 June 2022, South Africans no longer need to wear masks indoors in public settings or public transport. Health Minister Joe Phaahla repealed three major regulations by notice in the Government Gazette. 

GATHERING AND TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Regulation 16B refers to the "regulation of gatherings to contain the spread of COVID-19" and Regulation 16C refers to the "regulation of persons entering the country to contain the spread of COVID-19". These regulations have now been scrapped entirely, meaning travellers no longer need to provide vaccination status, negative PCR test or proof of recovery from Covid-19 when entering the country.

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FOR FURTHER READING:

Here’s how South African’s will be able to travel in lockdown

Now normal travel activities are back in sight, why not start planning a road trip?

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HOW TO REGISTER TO VACCINATE: 

You are allowed to present yourself at a vaccine sites without an appointment, however pre-registration will help speed up the process:

  • You will need internet access on a smartphone, tablet or computer.

  • You can apply to register online via vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za 

  • You can use your South African ID number, passport number or refugee number.

  • Once you have registered you will receive an SMS directing you to the nearest vaccination site to your place of residence. 

DOWNLOAD THE CONTACT TRACING APP

There is an app available that uses no data to download and alert you if you have been exposed to the virus. Everyone with a smartphone can download the contact tracing app
  

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