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Travel and transport under lockdown
20 land ports of entry are closed until 15 February with exceptions
Last updated: 13 January 2021
On Monday night, 11 January, President Cyril Ramaphosa added a few more restrictions to the current alert level 3 due to the increase in Coronavirus infections. A significant one is the closure of 20 land border posts to general entry and departure, with a few exceptions, until 15 February.
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS IN ALERT LEVEL 3
The six busiest border posts – Beitbridge, Lebombo, Maseru Bridge, Oshoek, Ficksburg and Kopfontein – also have been closed. However, there will be exceptions for those:
transporting fuel, cargo and goods;
travelling for emergency medical attention for a life-threatening condition;
returning South African nationals, permanent residents or persons with other valid visas;
foreign nationals departing South Africa;
daily commuters from neighbouring countries who attend school in South Africa during this period
President #Ramaphosa: To reduce congestion and the high risk of transmission, Cabinet has decided that the 20 land ports of entry that are currently open will be closed until the 15th of February for general entry and departure. pic.twitter.com/bC7nZMRnms— Presidency | South Africa ???????? (@PresidencyZA) January 11, 2021
WATCH: CRYIL RAMAPHOSA’S FULL ADDRESS 11 JANUARY
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