Social distancing & face masks in South Africa

South Africa requires adhering to certain protocols when in public places during the Covid-19 pandemic.

All people in South Africa:

(a) must, when in a public place, wear a face mask, except when undertaking vigorous exercise; and
(b) may not be allowed to be in a public place, use any form of public transport, or enter a public building, place or premises, if that person is not wearing a face mask.

Every person, when attending a gathering and in order to limit exposure to COVID-19 must:

wear a face mask;
(b) adhere to all health protocols;
(c) maintain a distance of least one and a half metres from each other.