The price of defying Covid-19 regulations

Toe the line or face stiff penalties

06 January 2021 - 10:58 By Kathryn Kimberley
Fines for transgressing some Covid-19 regulations could be as much as R20,000.
Fines for transgressing some Covid-19 regulations could be as much as R20,000.
Image: ALON SKUY​

Disclosed someone’s Covid-19 status without their permission? You could be fined R3,000.

If you are caught transporting or selling booze, your fine could reach the R20,000 mark.

The alternative? A term of imprisonment to be determined by the court.

With the complete list of penalties gazetted, the government has warned that not toeing the line could come at a hefty cost, as more than 1,400 people have already discovered in the Eastern Cape.

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