National Lockdown

On Monday, 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that there would be a 21 day nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020 until midnight on 16 April 2020.

The following are links to official Government documents issued around this lockdown. The information is contained in PDFs

 

  1. 21 DAY NATIONAL LOCKDOWN COVID-19 24 March 2020 @14:00
     
  2. LIST OF CRITICAL SERVICES DURING THE LOCKDOWN PERIOD
     
  3. COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONALLY ACQUIRED CORONAVIRUS UNDER COIDA AMENDED ACT
     
  4. FINAL LOCKDOWN REGULATIONS (DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT, 2002: AMENDMENT)
     
  5. STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, FIKILE MBALULA, ON IMPLICATIONS FOR TRANSPORT


During this period, your well being will be most important. Herewith, some information on looking after yourself during lockdown.

Your wellbeing during COVID-19

Important contacts as per Minister's directive

  • GBV Command Centre: 0800 428 428 / *120*7867# from any cell phone
  • Persons with disabilities: SMS ‘help’ to 31531
  • Women Abuse Helpline: 0800 150 150
  • Child line: 0800 055 555
  • SAPS Crime Stop: 0860 10111 / SMS Crime Line: 32211
  • GBVF-related service complaints (SAPS): 0800 333 177/complaintsnodalpoint@saps.gov.za
  • National AIDS Helpline: 0800 012 322
  • National Human Trafficking Helpline: 0800 222 777
  • Suicide Helpline: 0800 567 567
  • National Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.za
  • National Institute of Communicable Diseases: https://www.nicd.ac.za
  • World Health Organisation: https://www.who.int
  • Coronavirus Hotline: 0800 029 999

Department of Higher Education & Training: Important statements and documents issued

Statement from the Minister in response to COVID-19

A guide on what is happening in the Post-School Education and Training Sector

Lockdown infographics from the Pan South African Language Board


Jive Media Africa infographics

Jive Media Africa have produced a series of posters to grab attention and engage a broad range of public audiences.

Lockdown     |     Infographics