South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa just announced during a televised address to the nation that South Africa will reopen its borders with effect from 01 October 2020. The country's two main airports, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town, will reopen for international air travel and will welcome travellers from 01 October 2020.
- On arrival, travellers will need to present a negative Covid-19 test result not older than 72 hours from time of departure.
- All travellers will be screened on arrival and those presenting with symptoms will be required to have a Covid-19 test.
- Where necessary travellers will need to enter mandatory quarantine facilities at their own cost
- Travellers will be asked to download the "Covid Alert South Africa" mobile app for smartphones.