Restaurants curfew extended to 10pm
More good news for restaurants as the government has eased up on the regulations of the lockdown under level 3.
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko, Kubayi Ngubane has announced that restaurant curfews have been extended to 10pm. “The cabinet has agreed to move the curfew to stop at 10pm to allow for uninterrupted dinner services at restaurants,” she said.
The minister said that the decision to extend the curfew is to generate more profit that was lost during lockdown.
The tourism sector was under a lot of strain as they could not operate because of the Covid-19 lockdown. “The impact of the pandemic has been devastating for the tourism sector,” she said.
The minister said that they have been working on a recovery plan over the last 3 months. “However, we are doing everything we can to ensure that the impact of Covid-19 to the tourism sector is minimized,” she added.
Kubayi-Ngubane announced that the government has approved intra-provincial travel for leisure. “After the release of the new regulations, individuals will be permitted to leave their homes for leisure purposes within their provinces,” she said.
The minister said that although some regulations are being eased, the trading of alcohol is still not allowed. “The sale of alcohol is still prohibited,” she emphasised.