President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that hair salons and restaurants are amongst businesses that will be allowed to reopen. Speaking to the nation on Wednesday evening, Ramaphosa announced 1 674 confirmed deaths related to Covid-19.
“Following further discussions with industry representatives on stringent prevention protocols, and after advice from scientists and consultation with premiers, cabinet has decided to ease restrictions on certain other economic activities,” he said.
These activities include:
“Restaurants for ‘sit-down’ meals, Accredited and licensed accommodation, with the exception of home sharing accommodation like Airbnb Conferences and meetings for business purposes and in line with restrictions on public gatherings.”
“Cinemas and theatres, to be aligned with limitations on the gathering of people.
Casinos.Personal care services, including hairdressers and beauty services
Non-contact sports such as golf, tennis, cricket and others. Contact sports will be allowed only for training and modified activities with restricted use of facilities,” Ramaphosa announced