South African labour law strongly protects people employed in South Africa. Furthermore, our courts do not easily give up jurisdiction to foreign courts. When a foreign embassy is situated in South Africa it is in fact, according to law, based on foreign soil.
The level of risk depends in part on the industry type and the preventative measures put in place in the work environment to ensure the safety of workers. Your risk of contracting the virus may vary from very high to high, medium, or low (caution) risk.
Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, said on Wednesday during a virtual briefing that, while South Africa is making progress in its fight against the Coronavirus, it is still too early to claim the victory of a decline in Covid-19 cases.