Limited Interim Covid-19 Regulations and Schools

On Wednesday, 4 May 2022, the South African Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla, extended the period for public comments on these National Health Regulations by three months with effect from Thursday, 5 May 2022 – making the new closing date for submission of comments Tuesday, 5 July 2022.

In the interim, the Department of Health has gazetted Regulations Relating to the Surveillance and the Control of Notifiable Medical Conditions: Amendment. Subsequent to the Amended Regulations being gazetted, the DoH issued a Media Statement on Thursday, 5 May 2022, which seeks to clarify the Regulations.

The ISASA Legal and Policy Department has drafted a memorandum that highlights key aspects of the limited Regulations, which are in force with effect from Thursday, 5 May 2022 and are applicable for the next 3 months, until the new regulations are published.

Memo Interim COVID Regulations
Gazette Regulations May 2022
Dept Health Media Statement

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