FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 27 March 2020
Strict adherence to lockdown required: Non-Essential Services via ‘home visits’ are prohibited.
Authorities monitoring online media have noticed a multitude of individuals planning to offer non-essential services during the lockdown. Please be reminded that only government approved essential services may be rendered from 27 March to 16 April 2020. Offenders will face serious consequences, which might include:
– detention; and/or
– fines (up to R5 000.00).
Members of the public who allow a business to come to their homes to render a service are equally guilty as those rendering services. and will face equal repercussions.
A ZERO TOLERANCE approach is needed to curb the spread of Covid-19. This is why following the strict measures, as set out by government, need to be adhered to in order to protect everyone while flattening the curve of infections.