The content last updated: 01/07/2020

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Emergency Information

In case you are experiencing any of the symptoms, you should not go to your doctor or to the emergency room, to avoid any potential contamination, but you are kindly asked to call the National Public Health Organization so they can evaluate if your condition requires further investigation regarding the Covid-19.

Travel information

Vehicle transportation

  • Sedan cars only 2 passengers
  • Minivan cars only 3 passengers

Attractions and public transportation

  • All major attractions in Cape Town are open. Including the Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope, the Boulders Beach and the National Botanical Garden.
  • The Gold Reef City in Johannesburg is temporarily closed.
  • Attractions that are open in Johannesburg include the Apartheid Museum, Mandela’s House and the Montecasino.
  • Obligatory use of face mask in all public transport.

Other Restrictions

  • Airports are still closed for international flights.
  • Concerts, sporting events, and religious, cultural and social gatherings will not be allowed until it is deemed safe for them to continue.

General Safety and Health Information

  • To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, travellers are advised to abide by the following measures: frequently clean hands by applying an alcohol-based hand rub or washing with soap and water.
  • When coughing and sneezing, cover the mouth and nose with a flexed elbow or tissue; if used, throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands.
  • If experiencing a fever, cough, difficulty breathing, or any other symptoms suggestive of respiratory illness, including pneumonia, call emergency services before going to the doctor or hospital to prevent the potential spread of the virus.

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