21 March 2020 – Limited sale of alcohol

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Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa limited the sale of liquor to between 9am and 6pm during weekdays and Saturday, and 9am to 1pm on Sundays and public holidays.

This measure applies to restaurants, hotels and grocery stores licenced to sell liquor.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/ministers-bheki-cele-and-mmamoloko-kubayi-ngubane-clarify-enforcement-coronavirus-covid-19