COVID-19: New rules for bars and restaurants

New measures coming into effect at bars and restaurants. From Monday to Saturday, they won't be allowed to sell booze after 6pm.

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JOHANNESBURG - New measures coming into effect at bars and restaurants.

From Monday to Saturday, they won't be allowed to sell booze after 6pm.

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On Sundays, no alcohol sales after 1pm.

That's one of the latest measures being put in place to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Restaurants may also only have a maximum of 50 people at any given time.

President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed on Thursday, the number of people infected has risen to 150.

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Meanwhile, China has recorded no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19.

But, it has imported 34 cases, mainly from Spain and Britain.

- Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community.

Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

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