Ramaphosa confirms that alcohol sale is opened starting from 1st of June

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Alcohol sale will be opened from the 1st of June as the national lockdown will be moving to Level 3. Cigarettes sale will remain closed as they say it could spread the virus easily because people share cigarettes and if one is infected, they can also infect the people who he/she was sharing with. People will only be allowed to drink alcohol in their own property and will also be sold at certain times.

People are also allowed to exercise at any time but not in groups.

Parents have the right on whether they want to send their children to school or not, it’s up to them.

High risk activities will remain closed that includes restaurants, accommodation and domestic air travel, bars and taverns, beauty and hair care, conferences, events, entertainment and sporting events.

People sshould continue wearing masks when going to crowded places and wash their hands regularly with soap and water or use a alcohol based sanitizers.

President Ramaphosa encourages people who are over 60 and suffering from underlying diseases to stay home as it is easy for them to catch this virus.

Ramaphosa concluded his speech by saying “God bless South Africa and protect it’s people”.