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Done! It Must’ve Been Face Masks But It’s Over Now

The last of the Covid-19 regulations in South Africa have been repealed, including the rules on wearing face masks indoors.


  • South Africans no longer need to wear face masks, as of Wednesday June 22.
  • Limits on numbers at public events have been dropped.
  • Covid-19 tests and certificates from travellers entering South Africa, have also been repealed.
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Sandton will see smiling faces again as the last of the Covid-19 regulations, including the rules on wearing face masks indoors, have been dropped. Two years after the world changed and Covid-19 regulations came into effect globally, the regulations limiting numbers at public events and gatherings, as well as wearing masks indoors, have all been repealed in South Africa.


Health Minister Joe Phaahla published the latest amendments in the Government Gazette late on Wednesday night, June 22. Following a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council, which reviewed the last remaining Covid-19 regulations and their relevance, the decision was made.


More details to follow during the course of today.


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