25 March 2020 – Suspended all international travel

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Type of Intervention: Border measures
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Department of Transport announced that cross border passenger movement and flights will be prohibited during the nationwide lockdown commencing 26 March.

Cross border freight transport for essential goods will continue.

All cruise ships banned from calling at any South African sea ports.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-fikile-mbalula-unpacking-implications-transport-during-coronavirus-covid-19