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Adjusted Alert Level 1 Lockdown In Numbers – 22 March 2022

22 Mar 2022
  • 2 – years since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa would be entering a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, by 22 March 2022.
  • More than 3.7 million – COVID-19 cases South Africa has had, by 22 March 2022.
  • Nearly 100 000 – COVID-19 deaths recorded in South Africa, by 22 March 2022.
  • Some two million – jobs lost due to COVID-19, by 22 March 2022.
  • 60% to 80% – part of the population that has some form of immunity to the virus, either from previous infection or vaccination, by 22 March 2022.
  • 48% – adults who have received at least one vaccine dose, by 22 March 2022.
  • 50% – maximum capacity of venues for indoor and outdoor gatherings.
  • 72 – maximum hours for the validity of a COVID-19 test as proof of vaccination at indoor and outdoor venues.
  • 1 000 – maximum number of people permitted to gather indoors without proof of vaccination.
  • 1 metre – social distancing space to be maintained between persons in all settings, except schools.
  • 2 000 – maximum number of people permitted to gather outdoors without proof of vaccination.
  • 200 – maximum number of people permitted at a funeral.
  • 72 – maximum hours for the validity of a negative PCR test travellers entering South Africa will need to show.
  • More than 68% – people older than 60 years who have been vaccinated, by 22 March 2022.
  • Older than 60 – age of people who have been vaccinated, by 22 March 2022.
  • 35% – people between 18 and 35 years who have been vaccinated, by 22 March 2022.
  • Between 18 and 35 – ages of people who have been vaccinated, by 22 March 2022.

 

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