COVID-19 DISASTER MANAGEMENT ALERT LEVEL 3 - 16 JUNE 2021

As per the president's address last night, 15 June 2021, South Africa has been moved to risk adjustment level 3 as per the Disaster Management Act.


19 June 2021 will mark 1 year since the Personal Care Sector has been allowed to reopen and operate under sector-specific protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we recall, this reopening was during alert level 3.


It is important that we as an industry remain compliant and committed to adhering to the Personal Sector-Specific protocols. For your and your employees, suppliers, and client's reference and a reminder of the protocols, we have provided the published gazette of 19 June 2020 again.


Special attention needs to be given to clause 3.6.6.6 - Suspend the provision of all beverage and food amenities for customers. This is a question that is asked on a regular basis. We reaffirm that the serving of beverages and or food to clients are prohibited!

Important keynotes from last nights speech due to a surge in new COVID-19 cases:

  • Alert level 3 with effect from 16 June 2021.

  • Wearing of mask covering both nose and mouth is mandatory in public spaces.

  • Public spaces like restaurants and bars need to be close by 21h00

  • National curfew hours are from 22h00 - 04h00. Apart from permitted workers, no person may be outside their place of residence during curfew.

  • Gatherings - no more than 50 people inside or 100 outside with all health protocols being observed, including maintaining social distancing of at least 1.5 metres between people.

  • Alcohol sales from retail outlets restricted to Monday - Thursday: 10h00 - 18h00.

  • Funerals are restricted to a maximum of 50 people. There is a two-hour limit on funeral services. No night vigils or post-funeral gatherings are permitted.


Click below to read:

  • The Personal Sector-Specific Protocols - 19 June 2020

  • Disaster Management Act - Adjusted alert level 3 - 15 June 2021

  • Statement by President Ramaphosa - 15 June 2021


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