December 29th COVID-19

Movement of persons

33. (1) Every person is confined to his or her place of residence from 21H00 until 06H00 daily, except in areas declared a hotspot, unless a person-
(a) has been granted permission through directions by the relevant Cabinet member or a permit, which corresponds with Form 7 of Annexure A, to perform a service other than a service related to an activity listed under Table 2; or
(b) is attending to a security or medical emergency.

(2) Any person who fails to abide by the curfew referred to in subregulation (1) commits an offence and is. on conviction. liable to a fine or a period of imprisonment not exceeding six months. or to both such fine and imprisonment.

(3) Closing time for the following establishments, whether indoors or outdoors. is 20H00:
(a) Cinemas;
(b) theatres;
(c) casinos;
(d) museums, galleries and archives;
(e) gyms and fitness centres;
(f) restaurants;
(g) venues hosting auctions; and
(h) venues hosting professional sport.

Hotspot areas as of 29 December 2020

Western Cape

  • City of Cape Town
  • Garden Route
  • West Coast
  • Cape Winelands
  • Central Karoo
  • Overberg

Eastern Cape

  • Nelson Mandela Bay
  • Buffalo City
  • Sarah Baartman
  • Amathole
  • Chris Hani
  • OR Tambo
  • Alfred Nzo


  • City of Tshwane
  • City of Johannesburg
  • West Rand
  • Ekhuruleni


  • Ethekwini
  • Umgungundlovu
  • Ugu
  • Harry Gwala
  • Ilembe
  • King Cetswayo


  • Waterberg
  • Capricorn

North West

  • Bojanala

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