“This move recognises that levels of infection are relatively low and that there is sufficient capacity in our health system to manage the current need,” Ramaphosa said. (2) During the national state of disaster and without derogating from the protections afforded by the Rental Housing Act, 1999 or any provincial unfair practice regulation in place or the duty to consider the interests of both the landlord and tenant on a just and equitable basis, the following conduct is presumed to be an unfair practice for purposes of the Act:(a) The termination of services in circumstances where -(i) the landlord has failed to provide reasonable notice and an opportunity to make representations:(ii) the landlord has failed, reasonably and in good faith, to make the necessary arrangements including to reach an agreement regarding alternative payment arrangements, where applicable; or(iii) no provision has been made for the ongoing provision of basic services during the national state of disaster. (a) cinemas. (a) a person may not arrange or hold an initiation school or conduct an initiation practice;(b) a prospective initiate may not attend an initiation school;(c) an owner of land may not provide consent for the use of his or her land for the holding of an initiation school; and(d) a traditional surgeon or medical practitioner may not perform circumcision as part of an initiation practice. It should be noted that predominantly rural communities in South Africa and the rest of Africa are faced with the similar problem of poor access to quality healthcare services.15 Patients travel long distances to townships for hospital visits; they are largely poor, unemployed and live in rural communities. Every person is confined to his or her place of residence from 00H01 until 04H00 daily, except where a person -(a) has been granted permission through directions by the relevant Cabinet member or a permit, which corresponds with Form 7 of Annexure A, to perform a service other than a service related to an activity listed under Table 4; or(b) is attending to a security or medical emergency. (c) Sector-specific health protocols, where these are still to be developed, must be developed and issued by Cabinet members responsible for a sector in consultation with the Cabinet member responsible for health. Western Deep Levels Hospital Address: Western Deep Levels, Carletonville, 2499, South Africa City of Gauteng,Post Office box: 8001, Western Levels, Carletonville, 2501 Phone number: 018 700 1000 Categories: Hospitals, In many cases, the second wave had been more severe than the first, with countries having to reimpose a hard lockdown. (4) Failure to adhere to these regulations and any directions that are issued in respect of initiation schools, will result in the closure of initiation schools by the relevant authorities. but excluding any area identified as a hotspot, with effect from 17 December 2020. Here are the official level 1 lockdown rules for South Africa – including opening borders and limits on gatherings. President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement during a live address to the nation on Wednesday evening. (13) Gatherings at the following places are allowed, subject to the limitations as set out below -. (5) Gatherings at political events and traditional council meetings are limited to 100 persons or less in case of an indoor gathering and 250 persons or less in case of an outdoor gathering: Provided that no more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue is used, with persons observing a distance of at least one and a half metres from each other. I am, therefore, pleased to introduce the fourth edition of the Paediatric Hospital Level Standard Treatment Guidelines (STGs) and Essential Medicines List (EML), a tool that can be used to achieve this goal. (1) Every person, when attending a gathering and in order to limit exposure to COVID -19 must -(a) wear a face mask;(b) adhere to all health protocols;(c) maintain a distance of at least one and a half metres from each other; and(d) adhere to any other health protocols and social distancing measures as provided for in directions issued by the relevant Cabinet after consultation with the Cabinet member responsible for health. But, by standing together, by remaining resolute, we have withstood it.”. Existing restrictions on sporting events remain in place. “Using Bluetooth technology, the app will alert users if they have been in close contact with any other user who has tested positive for coronavirus in the past 14 days,” Ramaphosa said. (5) Gatherings at political events and traditional council meetings are limited to 250 persons or less in case of an indoor gathering and 500 persons or less in case of an outdoor gathering: Provided that no more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue is used. According to health professionals and scientists, COVID-19 infections and hospital admissions should continue to decline in order to reach Level 1. Most normal activity can resume, with precautions and health guidelines followed at all times. Under Alert Level 1, the country eased some of the stringent restrictions which were imposed on citizens under lockdown. (4) The Cabinet member responsible for human settlements must, after consulting with the Rental Housing Tribunals, issue directions disseminating information about the manner in which the Tribunals will conduct their proceedings during the national state of disaster including, but not limited to-(a) the manner in which Tribunals will facilitate expeditious access to any aggrieved person; and(b) the convening of remote hearings or the convening of hearings at any suitable place. This is subject to various containment and mitigation measures: With alert level 1 under way, South Africa has endured trials and tribulations since the beginning of the national lockdown. (10) Gatherings at casinos are limited to not more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue, with persons observing a distance of least one and a half metres from each other: Provided that this percentage may be increased as provided for in directions issued by the relevant Cabinet member. Population prepared for an increase in alert levels if necessary. It has 6,760 staff members, 3,400 beds and occupies 70 ha (170 acres). (4) International air travel is restricted to the following airports-(a) OR Tambo International Airport;(b) King Shaka International Airport; and(c) Cape Town International Airport. We will be allowing travel into and out of South Africa for business, leisure and other travel with effect from 1 October 2020. 83. 84. 75. Travel will be allowed in and out of South Africa for business, leisure and other travel with effect from October 1. Some of them had even lifted most of the restrictions on economic and social activity,” he said. 50 of 1999) -(a) must determine fair procedures for the urgent hearing of disputes; or(b) may grant an urgent ex parte spoliation order including to restore the occupation of a dwelling or access to services provided that an affected party may, on 24 hours' notice, require that a hearing be promptly convened. 77. ... Find a hidden gem with our guide of places to visit & tourist attractions in Joburg. Initiation practices except as specifically allowed in regulation 73..6. or obstructs an enforcement officer in the exercise of his or her powers, or the performance of his or her duties in terms of these Regulations, is guilty of an offence and, on conviction, liable to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or to both such fine and imprisonment. 74. (4) A driver, owner or operator of public transport may not allow any member of the public who is not wearing a face mask, to board or be conveyed in a public transport owned or operated by him or her. Access to previous editions of the Adult Hospital Level STGs and EML was mainly paper-based. Do you want to find out which hospital is closest to your home? Unit costs are specific to public hospitals, with occupancy rate of 80% and representing the "hotel" component of hospital costs, i.e., excluding drugs and diagnostic tests and including other costs such as personnel, … Subscribe. (16) An enforcement officer must, where a gathering in contravention of the regulations takes place -(a) order the persons at the gathering to disperse immediately; and(b) if the persons refuse to disperse, take appropriate action, which may, subject to the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. (1) The 18 land borders which were partially operational, will be fully operational, and the 34 land borders which were closed, will remain closed. (1) Attendance at a funeral is limited to 100 persons or less: Provided that not more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue is used, with persons observing a distance of at least one and a half metres from each other. (11) Gatherings at the following places are allowed, subject to the strict adherence to health protocols and social distancing measures, as  set out in directions by the relevant Cabinet member-(a) sports grounds and fields;(b) beaches and public parks; and(c) museums, galleries, libraries and archives. (12) Gatherings at gyms, fitness centres and swimming pools are allowed, subject to a limitation of not more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue. 51 of 1977), include the arrest and detention of any person at the gathering. The sale of alcohol at retail outlets for home consumption is now permitted from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. SOUTH AFRICA HOSPITAL LEVEL ADULTS 2006 EDITION. 76. (1) For purposes of an area determined as a hotspot, the sale of liquor by a licensed premises for off -site consumption, is only permitted from 10H00 to 18H00, from Mondays to Thursdays, excluding Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. (3) Gatherings at faith-based institutions are limited to 100 persons or less in case of an indoor gathering and 250 persons or less in case of an outdoor gathering: Provided that no more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue is used, with persons observing a distance of at least one and a half metres from each other. (1) Businesses may operate except for those set out in Table 4. Exactly half a year has passed since the government declared a national state of disaster to curb the spread of the virus, which has claimed the lives of more than 15 000 South Africans and infected more than 650 000 people. … (5) Daily commuters from neighbouring countries who attend or teach at a school in the Republic, and who are allowed entry into and exit from the Republic, subject to compliance with protocols relating to-(a) screening for COVID-19 and quarantine or isolation, where necessary;(b) the wearing of a face mask;(c) transportation; and(d) sanitisation and social distancing measures as per the relevant health protocols on safety and prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Johannesburg - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 13 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 555 new infections on Sunday night. Police minister Bheki Cele was emphatic on Thursday - social visits are not allowed come June 1. South Africa– Blue Sky Publications (Pty) Ltd T/A TheSouthAfrican Number: 2005/028472/07. (3) Where the protections afforded by any Unfair Practice Regulations in force in any province are greater than those provided in this regulation, the provisions of the provincial Unfair Practice Regulations shall apply. For the purposes of this Chapter. Cabinet decided on Wednesday that the country should move to alert Level 1, starting midnight on Sunday, 20 September 2020. We have shown what South Africans are capable of when we join forces,” said Ramaphosa. It is one of the 40 Gauteng provincial hospitals, and is financed and managed by the Gauteng Provincial Department of … 78. (3) After-funeral gatherings are not allowed in areas determined as hotspots. (d) Any other conduct prejudicing the ongoing occupancy of a place of residence; prejudicing the health of any person or prejudicing the ability of any person to comply with the applicable restrictions on movement that is unreasonable or oppressive having regard to the prevailing circumstances. Among the groups of people the government would be able to test were all those admitted to hospital, outpatients with Covid-19 symptoms, and individuals who had been in close contact with confirmed cases, whether or not they themselves had symptoms. (7) Gatherings at conferences and meetings are limited to 100 persons or less in case of an indoor gathering and 250 persons or less in case of an outdoor gathering: Provided that no more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue is used, with persons observing a distance of at least one and a half metres from each other: Provided further that persons participating through electronic platforms are not included in these limitations. 70. (8) The resumption of services for visa applications shall be determined in directions issued by the Cabinet member responsible for home affairs. All health and safety protocols, social distancing, hygiene and sanitation guidelines, however, must still be followed at all times during Level 1, including the mandatory wearing of face … (16) An enforcement officer must, where a gathering in contravention of the regulations takes place -(a) order the persons at the gathering to disperse immediately; and(b) if the persons refuse to disperse, take appropriate action, which may, subject to the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. For all official information and updates regarding COVID-19, visit the South African Department of Health's website at www.sacoronavirus.co.za © 2020 Independent Online and affiliated companies. South Africa Estimates of Unit Costs for Patient Services for South Africa. (2) An owner or operator of any indoor or outdoor facility where gatherings are held must display the certificate of occupancy which sets out the maximum number of persons the facility may hold. or enter a public building, place or premises, if that person is  not wearing a face mask. 69. (b) Sector-specific health protocols may address matters such as work rotation, staggered working hours, shift systems, remote working arrangements, special measures affecting persons with greater vulnerabilities or similar measures, in order to achieve social distancing, protect employees or limit congestion in public transport and at the workplace. bed and breakfasts, timeshare facilities. (1) Attendance at a funeral is limited to 100 persons or less: Provided that not more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue is used, with persons observing a distance of at least one and a half metres from each other. Provided that persons participating through electronic platforms are not included in these limitations. (1) All visits by members of the public to-(a) correctional centres;(b) remand detention facilities;(c) police holding cells;(d) military detention facilities;(e) health establishments and facilities, except to receive treatment or medication, subject to strict adherence to health protocols; and(f) older persons' residential facilities, are prohibited except to the extent and in the manner directed by the relevant Cabinet member. South Africa lockdown level details - Industry conditions & rules... President Cyril announced on 23rd April the National Lockdown will gradually be lifteed in 5 levels, find out more about how this affects our work and personal lives as South Africans. Staff Writer 18 September 2020. This has brought about further relaxation of the restrictions that have been in place, and a welcomed easing on immigration. All rights reserved, Please visit the official Government information portal for Coronavirus by clicking HERE. (1) For the duration of the national state of disaster, any person who hinders, interferes with. (2) For the purposes of this Chapter, any person who fails to comply with or contravenes a provision of regulations 66, 72(1), 73(1) and (2), 76(3)(a) and 77(1)(b) of these Regulations commits an offence and is, on conviction, liable to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or to both such fine and imprisonment. (3) A court hearing an application to authorise an eviction or demolition may. 82. 87. (4) (a) Firms must adhere to any sector-specific health protocols intended to limit the spread of COVID -19 in the sector concerned. ... cooperation and determination of many South Africans we can now confidently declare that the country now has sufficient hospital capacity, including beds, ICU space and ventilators. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Spectators are still not permitted at sporting venues; and international sporting events are still not allowed. Hospital cover in South Africa: The cost of visiting the hospital According to OECD data, the price levels for private hospital services in South Africa are on a par with other OECD countries. No, you cannot visit your family under level 3 of the lockdown. International sport, arts and culture events involving countries with a high COVID-19 infection and transmission rate are prohibited.9. As South Africa enters Level 1 Lockdown, Dlamini-Zuma reminded citizens that “everything will be looked at from time to time”. (6) Gatherings at a workplace for work purposes are allowed. (14) Gatherings at auctions are allowed, subject to strict adherence to all health protocols. (1) Every person, when attending a gathering and in order to limit exposure to COVID-19 must -(a) wear a face mask;(b) adhere to all health protocols;(c) maintain a distance of least one and a half metres from each other; and(d) adhere to any other health protocols and social distancing measures as provided for in directions issued by the relevant Cabinet member after consultation with the Cabinet member responsible for health. (12) Gatherings at gyms, fitness centres and swimming pools are allowed, subject to a limitation that not more than 50 percent of the capacity of the venue. Exclusions relating to education services as set out in the directions issued by the Cabinet members responsible for education. 51 of 1977), include the arrest and detention of any person at the gathering. However, persons will be permitted to perform any type of work outside the home, and to travel to and from work, and for work purposes, under Alert Level 1, subject to-(a) strict adherence to health protocols and social distancing measures;(b) the return to work being phased-in in order to put in place measures to make the workplace COVID-19 ready;(c) the return to work being done in a manner that avoids and reduces risks of infection; and(d) the work not being listed under the specific exclusions in this Table. He said the UIF benefit had been extended until the end of the national state of disaster to ensure that those workers and companies whose income remained at risk could continue to be supported. any person who fails to comply with or contravenes a provision of regulations 82: 85(1) and (2), 86(1) and (2) of these Regulations commits an offence and is, on conviction, liable to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or to both such fine and imprisonment.