No more masks for Mzansi

As of yesterday, South Africans no longer need to wear masks indoors in public settings.

Limits on gatherings, and border checks – including for vaccination status – have also been dropped. This is according to a Government Gazette notice dated 22/06/2022 that was signed off by Health minister, Dr Joe Phaahla.

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The notice states that section 16A, 16B AND 16C, will be repeal regulations relating to the Surveillance and control of Notable Medical Conditions

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Minister Phaahla is expected to hold a media briefing together with the minister of the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele today. The briefing will outline the cabinet’s deliberations after the health department advised that Covid-19 restrictions should be dropped.

No more masks for Mzansi

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