Operationalisation of the Lockdown

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Operationalisation of the Lockdown

The Sunday News

  • Ministerial Taskforce to start visits to provinces today.
  • All inter–city public transportation to cease.
  • Zupco to provide inner-city buses only.
  • Private vehicles not to carry more than 2 persons without a valid reason.
  • Tertiary institutions to provide tens of thousands of masks, sanitisers, medical gowns.
  • Freight transport will not be restricted.
  • The National Registrar’s offices closed except for burial orders.
  • Farms and agriculture service providers should be operational but adhere to measures that curb spread of the coronavirus.
  • Essential service providers, producers and their staff in the following chains must remain operational — electricity distribution, water supply, sewage and sanitation, fuel and LP gas supply, and ICT.
  • Critical services and productive activities to support the health and safety of citizens including manufacturers of health related products, agricultural and food supply related operations shall remain functional.
  • Social welfare interventions prioritised to cater for mainstream vulnerable groups and targeted households.
  • Recruitment of personnel to close gaps in health sector.
  • Tourists encouraged to postpone trips.

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