Restaurants Are Open Again As Level 4 Gets Extended

Restaurants will be allowed to open their doors again. This is only but one of the things President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday evening. Keep reading to get all the latest details.


On Sunday evening, the President once again sat us down as we heard what we all knew what was coming: Level 4 being extended, for another two weeks.

That announcement would of course bring heaps of concerns, especially for the restaurant business. The President did however announce that restaurants will be able to open again saying, "Such establishments may not accommodate more than 50 people at a time or, for smaller venues, more than 50 per cent of their normal capacity."

Gyms and fitness centres are also allowed to open.

All social, political, religious and other gatherings remain prohibited while the curfew of 9PM until 4AM stays.Those who have permission to leave during this time can do so.

The sale of alcohol remains prohibited.

Schools will also stay closed until the 26th of July.

Ramaphosa also announced that the TERS fund will be extended and that more details will follow.

Over the past two weeks, the country has consistently recorded an average of nearly 20,000 daily new cases. Currently, the country has over 200,000 active Covid-19 cases, and over 4,200 Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded since Sunday.

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