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Face masks are not compulsory in South Africa

After the notice on Wednesday 22 June 2022 by the health department of South Africa and the president Cyril Ramaposa about allowing people in South Africa to walk freely without a face mask. To many South Africans, it was a relief but to some mainly small business owners it was food off the table and they are currently complaining about the boxes of masks they have in their shops.

Health minister Joe Phaahla says just because mask wearing is no longer compulsory, those who feel they still need to wear one are encouraged to do so.In addition he said those who maybe having resipirotary diseases or are in risk from covid-19 because of age or chronic illness are still encouraged to wear a musk.

It also allowed to peoples who have institutions like school, churches and the thing to enforce those rules if they think is not safe.

It is advisable not to throw away your mask.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-22/south-africa-ends-covid-curbs-including-wearing-of-face-masks

https://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/south-africans-no-longer-required-to-wear-face-masks-indoors/

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