Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize says the dog-walking issue had to be relooked over the course of the day. "It does not add value in implementing the lockdown.
LIVE BLOG: Government prepares SA for the coronavirus lockdown
As SA prepares for a nationwide lockdown, the government tells you what to expect and what not to do.
Places and premises closed to the public:
- Any place normally opened where religious, cultural, sporting, traditional events happen
- Any place selling non-essential goods
- Beaches, swimming pools, open-air markets, nightclubs, casinos, hotels, lodges guest houses, game reserves, holiday resorts, taverns, shebeens, shisa nyamas, bottle stores, theatres, cinemas, malls (excluding grocery shops and pharmacies), restaurants, no dog-walking outside your yard.
You risk 6 months or a fine, or both. Two people in KZN have been arrested for attempted murder. They tested positive for coronavirus and went out in public.