Alcohol ban stays as lockdown degree three prolonged: Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa introduced that the nationwide curfew will now begin at 9pm and finish at 5am.

And, he stated, the “sale of alcohol from shops and the on-site consumption of alcohol continues to be not permitted”. This, he stated, was to ease stress on the nation’s health-care system — notably for trauma instances.

The president additionally introduced that the nation’s 20 land borders can be closed till February 15, aside from some exceptions, together with the motion of cargo and gas, pressing medical consideration, or the return house of South African nationals.