Lockdown Level 3: More freedom with more responsibility

South Africa will enter Level 3 lockdown with effect from 1 June 2020 (“Level 3 Lockdown”). During level 3 Lockdown all sectors of the economy will be opened, except for the following –

  • personal care services which includes hairdressing, beauty treatments, make up and nail salons, piercing and tattoo parlours;
  • consumption of food and alcohol in restaurants and bars, shebeens and taverns;
  • cinemas, theatres, museums and entertainment venues;
  • hotels, lodges, bed-and-breakfasts, guesthouses, timeshare facilities and resorts;
  • gyms and fitness centres; and
  • conference facilities, events and gatherings.

Alcohol may be sold at any licensed premises or through e-commerce (online) from Monday to Thursday during the hours of 09:00 to 17:00. No alcohol may be sold on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.