When are we allowed to leave the house during lockdown?


During South Africa’s national lockdown period, police minister, Bheki Cele, announced that citizens are only permitted to leave their residences under the following circumstances.

You must remain at home at all times, except to:

  • Travel to and from work
  • Attend a school or learning institution once these are opened
  • Purchase goods or obtain services that are allowed at Level 3
  • Exercise, between 6 am and 6 pm, and not in groups
  • Move children between homes, where permitted
  • Attend a place of worship


NOTE: To ensure your safety and the safety of those around you, you must wear a cloth face mask whenever in public


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