PLETT CORONA VIRUS COVID-19 INFORMATION
This Plett Corona Virus web page is the COVID-19 information hub for Plett with up-to-date, verified Corona virus information for Plettenberg Bay.
Updated: 19 November 2020
The figures published here are verified by official national, provincial and local authorities.
SOUTH AFRICA Total cases: 759,658 Recovered: 702,544
WESTERN CAPE Total cases: 122,322
Recovered: 112,920 Deaths: 4,501
BITOU Total cases: 982
Recovered: 747 Deaths: 33 Active cases: 192
Emergency Hotline: 0800 029 999
WhatsApp Support Line: 0600 123 456
Other important numbers:
Coronavirus national hotline: 0800 029 999 Coronavirus provincial hotline: 021 928 4102 To report crime or transgressions of the
lockdown regulations: 10111 Reporting line for instances of abuse by
police members: 073 890 1269 Reporting line for instances of abuse by the
military: 012 676 3800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Western Cape Police Ombudsman (complaints
related to policing): Ombudsman@wcpo.gov.za Request for food parcels email@example.com or
via the following numbers DSD Toll Free: 0800 220 250 / Please Call Me:
079 769 1207 In case of emergency other relevant numbers to
call are: Cape Winelands District Municipality: 021 887
4446 Garden Route District Municipality: 044 805
5071 Central Karoo District Municipality: 023 449
8000 West Coast District Municipality: 022 433 8700 Overberg District Municipality: 028 425 1690 CCT Public Emergency Communications Centre:
107 or 021-480-7700 CCT 24/7 Disaster Operations Centre (DOC) –
021-597-6000. The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre is activated 24/7 for
coordination during the lock-down period: 021 937 6300
Health and Safety
PLETT TOURISM PLEDGES COMPLIANCE WITH COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS
VIEW CERTIFICATE HERE
Go to the Tourism Business Council South Africa website
www.tbcsa.travel to register your company for free to obtain the Covid-19 TBCSA Compliance Certificate.
Make your pledge for safety and help to avoid an upsurge.
We are currently in Lockdown Level 1.
Please follow the relevant guidelines and stay safe.
Level 1 Regulations (from 21 September 2020)
Download Level 1 Regulations
President’s address on 16 September 2020
Other news regarding regulations
Judgement from De Beer on the risk level regulations
Cabinet to study judgement on alert level 4
Statement on the Virtual Cabinet Meeting held on Thursday, 4 June 2020 (State of Disaster extended till 15 July 2020)
A list of all gazettes published to date (6th June 2020)
Level 3 Risk Level Guidelines
Tourism for leisure should be allowed under Alert Level 3
Event Safety Guidelines
Hair, beauty salons and tattoo studios
Tourism Activities under Alert Level 2
Safety Travelling under Alert Level 1
Alert Level 1 Talking Points
SafeTravels.CapeTown website launched to assist tourists visiting the WC
These sites are updated regularly with new details on the International Protocol implementation:
https://restaurantprotocols.com/ https://www.miceprotocols.com/ https://backpackingprotocols.com/ https://backpackerprotocols.com/ https://www.surfingprotocols.com/ https://www.paintballprotocols.com/
As well as related videos!
Government Gazette dated 17 September 2020 Sport, Arts and Culture Gazette 28 Aug 2020 Government Gazette dated 17 Aug 2020 Government Gazette dated 15 Aug 2020 Government Gazettes Govenment Gazette on Tourism Government Gazette, 07 Aug 2020, Dept. of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Reporting workplace Covid-19 cases:
All workplace cases should be reported to
WorkplaceCovidReporting@westerncape.gov.za. This will generate an auto-response with further actions to be taken.
Animation – How to prevent the spread of COVID-19
As we slowly come out of lockdown, please use this information to make life a little easier for yourself and for those in distress in Plett.
National, provincial and official information
The following information is updated daily from government and official sources.
We will only publish what is verified and legislated. Please be aware of the penalties of spreading
Plett Tourism has joined the movement to uphold the national government legislation on news surrounding the Corona virus.
TOURISM BUSINESS AND TOURISTS
BUSINESS AND SMME SUPPORT
LABOUR REGULATIONS AND UIF
ECONOMIC RELIEF & RECOVERY
The information and action responses is jointly coordinated by Bitou Municipality Economic Development Section and Plett Tourism in the interest of mitigating the risk of COVID-19 and maintaining a positive response to the Bitou economy.