Parenty staff
1 minute read
13 May 2020
11:00 am

What could level 3 lockdown mean for you and your kids?

Parenty staff

This is what life could be like under a new level.

People take to the streets in Parkview to exercise and walk their dogs, 1 May 2020 as South Africa moves to a level 4 lockdown, where limited exercise is allowed between 6am and 9am. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark

As South Africans grapple with getting used to the different regulations that the various lockdown levels come with, Minister of Police Bheki Cele has hinted at the fact that the government is looking into moving the countdown onto a level 3 lockdown.

Read: Daycares, creches to remain closed under level 4

This is what level 3 could mean for parents:

  • More workplaces will be allowed to open up so you could have fewer people in the house every day. The workplace will, however, be asked to adhere to strict coronavirus prevention practices.
  • So if you’re a parent working in vehicle manufacturing, construction, clothing, real estate, and gardening, your sector will be able to operate.
  • You’ll be able to buy a new toaster for the family – Sale of electrical appliances will be allowed.
  • You could finally get your garden done as level 3  will enable gardening and swimming pool services to operate.
  • Restaurants will only be able to deliver orders.
  • Level 3 could see you having a much needed glass of wine as the sale of liquor may be permitted with restrictions
  • Exercise times might be amended and

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