– Covid-19: South Africa has introduced changes to its Adjusted Alert Level 1 lockdown regulations!

South Africa implemented a five-level Covid-19 alert system in April 2020 to manage the gradual easing of the nationwide lockdown, which was introduced on 27 March 2020. This risk-adjusted approach is guided by several criteria, including the level of infections and rate of transmission, the capacity of health facilities, the extent of the implementation of public health interventions and the economic and social impact of continued restrictions. South Africa is currently on Adjusted Alert Level 1 (since 01 October 2022). The Cabinet of South Africa yesterday (31 January 2022) approved changes to the Adjusted Alert Level 1 Covid-19 regulations. This follows meetings of the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) which received updates on the management of Covid-19 in South Africa. Based on the trajectory of the pandemic and the levels of vaccination in the country, the Cabinet has decided to make the following changes to Adjusted Alert Level 1 with immediate effect:… READ MORE

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