Department of Cooperative Governance
The Garden Route and Sarah Baartman districts have been declared hotspots.
The cooperative governance department announced the determination in Government Gazette 43996 in terms of the Disaster Management Act.
On 3 December 2020, president Ramaphosa announced that the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro had been declared a hotspot while the two districts would be assessed.
According to the notice, Alert Level 1 with additional measures will now apply in the two districts.
Alert Level 1 will continue to apply nationally.