Lockdown Level 1: What you need to know at a glance
The president announced the much-anticipated relaxation of lockdown regulations on Wednesday evening (16 September 2020).
While the country moves to Level 1 from midnight on Sunday 20 September, changes to international travel rules kick in on 1 October.
Here's the presidency's summary of changed rules under Level 1:
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has confirmed that schools will reopen in mid-February and not on 27 January as initially planned.Read More
The Department of Home Affairs will be suspending some services during the adjusted level 3 lockdown.Read More
Teachers union Naptosa says the government should include teachers in the first group that will receive the coronavirus vaccine.Read More
Liquor law specialist Danie Cronje tells John Maytham that SA Brewerie's likelihood of success in court is good.Read More
South Africa has secured 1.5-million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 from the Serum Institute of India (SII).Read More
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday briefed Parliament on issues related to South Africa’s spiralling Covid-19 infections.Read More
Close to 1 800 South Africans died by suicide in the four months following the declaration of the national lockdown in March 2020.Read More
Covid-19 vaccine rollouts are underway in some countries, John Maytham asks if employers can make vaccines compulsory for staff.Read More
Traumatised South Africans are worried about another "family meeting" after the Coronavirus Command Council meeting on Wednesday.Read More
The National Liquor Traders Council (NLTC) has called on government to provide financial relief to traders and allow off-premises alcohol sales.Read More