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This is What’s permitted and prohibited under level 2 lockdown


South Africa will enter lockdown level two from Tuesday. Restrictions on certain activities have now been eased under level 2 regulations.

The National Coronavirus Command Council, led by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma outlined activities permitted and prohibited under level two regulations.

Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

Under the new regulations, only a maximum of 50 people are allowed at funerals, weddings, gyms, swimming pools, bars, taverns, shebeens, cinemas, theatres and concert venues.

Here is a list of what is permitted and prohibited under level 2 regulations;


Inter-provincial travelling around South Africa
Sale of alcohol at off-sale and retail outlets
Sale of tobacco products
Gyms and fitness centers
Beaches and parks
Museums, galleries, libraries and archives
Water-based tourism activities (boat-based whale watching, scuba diving, shark cage diving, kayaking, river rafting, and speed boat rides)
Zoos, Aquaria, animal sanctuaries and rehabilitation centres
Swimming pools
Accommodation establishments
Tour operators
Theatres and cinemas
Social events at places of residence (visits to friends and family restricted to 10 visitors at a time)
Social gatherings (funerals and weddings limited to 50 people)
Sporting activities
Personal care services, including hairdressing, beauty treatments, make -up and nails salons and piercing and tattoo parlours
Bus and taxi services may carry 100-percent of the licensed capacity for any trip not regarded as long-distance travel in terms of sub-regulation.


Night vigils
Night clubs
Male and female initiation practices
Bus and taxi services may not carry more than 70-percent of the licensed capacity for long-distance travel.
International travel
Attendance of any sporting event by spectators.
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Source: eNCA