Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has published a government gazette detailing the new restrictions implemented under adjusted level 3 lockdown.These new restrictions are effective from Tuesday 2 February and follow an announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 1 February that certain lockdown rules will be relaxed due to the decline in daily recorded COVID-19 cases in South Africa.The hours of the national curfew have changed to between 23:00 and 04:00.Social gatherings remain prohibited. However, the following is now allowed under the regulations, provided they comply with COVID-19 health protocols:
Faith-based gatherings of 50 persons or less for indoor venues and 100 persons or less for outdoor venues.
All beaches, dams, lakes and rivers, inclusive of all recreational facilities at these places are open to the public.
All public swimming pools, including recreational facilities at such places, are open to the public with a limitation of 50 persons or less for indoor venues and 100 persons or less for outdoor venues.
Night clubs remain closed to the public.Exercise like walking, jogging, and cycling is allowed, except between 23:00 and 04:00.