Face masks no longer required


Share This Post

The Minster of Health published the latest amendments to the COVID-19 regulations in the Government Gazette on the 22 June, which repealed regulations 16A, 16B and 16C in their entirety. These regulations related to the wearing of face masks, public gatherings and border checks. Accordingly, based on this, South Africans no longer need to wear face masks indoors in public settings. According to the Minster, the decision was based on current epidemiological analysis, which points to lower infection rates, coupled with the end of the 5th wave. Further to this, the limit on public gatherings (16B) and the need to be vaccinated to enter South Africa (16C) have also been dropped.

For more information on the above topic, please contact the LabourNet Helpdesk at

0861 LABNET (0861 522638).

Not yet a LabourNet client, but would like to know more about our service and products?

Email us: support@www.labournet.com


More To Explore

8 Reasons For Managing Fire Safety In The Workplace
Health and Safety

8 Reasons For Managing Fire Safety In The Workplace

Proper attention and resources should be allocated to fire safety as it constitutes a crucial aspect of workplace health and safety management. There are numerous reasons underlying its significance.