South Africa enters the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown alert level 4 on Friday as the country gradually eases movement restrictions in the fight against COVID-19.. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced government’s risk-adjusted strategy on the coronavirus pandemic in the country on Saturday evening. South Africa (16 August 2020) – In his address to the nation on Saturday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would move to lockdown level 2 from midnight on Monday, 17 August 2020. By. CAPE TOWN – South Africa will move to alert level 2 on Monday with major relaxation to regulations including the lifting of the ban on cigarettes and alcohol. About 65% of South African businesses believe that the COVID-19 pandemic will impact their business worse than the 2008/09 global financial crisis, a survey by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Tuesday. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on August 15 2020 that South Africa will be moving to lockdown alert level 2 from August 18 2020. The decision, he said, was in light of the steadily declining number of COVID-19 infections. President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that a number of South Africa’s lockdown regulations will be relaxed as the country moves to a level 2 … We suggest that South Africa move rapidly to stage 2 lockdown and that a risk-assessed framework be adapted.” When could South Africa move to Level 2 of lockdown? Gugu Lourie - May 10, 2020. In the document, when moving between levels, the green text means additions or changes from the prior level. JOHANNESBURG – Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the country would move to level 4 lockdown on 1 May, citizens are gearing up for some relaxed regulations. In an expected move, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced South Africa will move to level two of the coronavirus lockdown. Move to Level 2 confirmed: Here are all the biggest lockdown changes Mzansi will officially shift to lockdown Level 2, as confirmed by Cyril Ramaphosa during his address on Saturday. For example, Level 4 adds forestry, logging and related services to Agriculture. The decision, he said, was in light of … He announced many restrictions will be … How Moving to Level 2 Will Save South Africa Over a Million Jobs. A crucial decision is expected that will move South Africa from level 3 lockdown to the so-called alert level 2 with many restrictions set to be relaxed. In his address to the nation on Saturday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would move to lockdown level 2 from midnight on Monday, 17 August 2020. South Africa will move from Level 3 to Level 2 lockdown effectively from midnight on Monday. Facebook. This means that restrictions on the sale of … The announcement was made by President Cyril Ramaphosa in a live televised address to the nation on Saturday night. AS English Update: 13/08/2020 23:51 The country went in a lockdown at midnight on 26 March 2020, and had been under lockdown alert level 5 for 35 days.