South African Government has instituted a travel ban in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
The South African Government has instituted a travel ban in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The latest travel bans and restrictions instituted include:
- Travel bans effective 18 March 2020 from high-risk countries such as Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Germany, United States, UK and China.
- South Africans are to refrain from travel to/through high-risk countries effective immediately such as the European Union, China, Iran, South Korea, UK and USA.
- Travellers from medium-risk source markets such as Portugal, Singapore and Hong Kong, need to present themselves for testing.
- Anyone who has travelled to these countries from mid-February, need to present themselves for testing.
- Self-isolation for South Africans who have come from high-risk destinations.
- Intensified screening at all ports of entry.
- All non-essential domestic travel is discouraged.
- Gatherings of more than 100 people prohibited.
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