COVID-19 Regulatory Update: 26 January to 1 February 2022
Highlights in this edition include the:
The amendments to adjusted alert level 1. The following extract from the media statement summarises the amendments:
“Cabinet has decided to make the following changes to Adjusted Alert Level 1
with immediate effect:
Those who test positive with no symptoms do not have to isolate.
If you test positive with symptoms, the isolation period has been reduced from 10 to 7 days.
Contacts do not have to isolate unless they develop symptoms…..
Cabinet also reviewed the resumption of schooling to full-time learning in all
schools. Primary, secondary and special schools will return to daily attendance.
The regulatory provision for social distancing of 1 meter for learners in schools
has also been removed.”
Recent CCMA awards on the issue of mandatory vaccinations with several discussions on this issue.
The criminal complaint filed at the International Criminal Court relating to the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines.
The return of the unregistered COVID-19 drugs to Cuba by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF).
The final report of the Special Investigating Unit on corruption.
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Date posted: 1 February 2022