Type of Intervention: Emergency government
Sectors Involved: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The government of South Africa announced a risk adjusted approach to re-opening the economy after national lockdown.
This approach consists of five coronavirus levels:
Level 5: Drastic measures required to contain the spread of the virus and save lives (national lockdown).
Level 4: Some activity can be allowed to resume subject to extreme precautions to limit community transmission and outbeaks.
Level 3: Easing some restrictions including on work and social activities to address a high risk of transmission
Level 2: Further easing of restrictions but the maintenance of physical distancin and restrictions on some leisure and social activites to prevent resurgence of the virus.
Level 1: Most normal activities can resume.
The national coronavirus alert level was to be reduced from level 5 to level 4 on Friday 1 May.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-south-africas-response-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-23-apr-2020