SA to enter Level 4 of Lockdown
As the President Ramaphosa announced on 23 April 2020, South Africa will enter Level 4 of lockdown on 1 May 2020 after having been in Level 5 since 27 March 2020. The various levels will allow for the gradual easing of the restrictions currently in place.
The various regulations and guidelines that will apply during Level 4 will be announced in due course by the relevant Ministries. Thus far government has only had a media briefing by the Minsters of Trade and Industry and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs during which they highlighted certain key contemplated changes to the restrictions. These changes are contained in draft document in which the framework is presented for each level of lockdown as well as what will and will not be allowed. This document was publicly released on 25 April 2020 and may be accessed here.
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