South coast beaches, libraries and museums set to reopen



Exciting news for tourists and fun loving people.

Ray Nkonyeni Municipality disclosed that beaches, libraries and museums along the KwaZulu-Natal south coast will reopen on October 1.

The municipal spokesperson, Simon April said “this decision was taken in consideration of several matters, including that the country is under alert Level 2 which is meant to resuscitate the economy, among other things,”

“The opening of the public amenities will be undertaken under strict Covid-19 regulations as per Government Gazette which prescribes that all people visiting beaches, libraries and museums must wear masks or face shields, except when involved in physical activity, maintain social distance and sanitise at all times.”

“The municipality is also finalising the state of readiness of municipal staff to ensure that operations are efficient and effective.”

The municipality also indicated that some facilities in the beach were vandalised during the lockdown.

“With regards to repairs of beach facilities, the municipality has regrettably learnt that some have been vandalised during the lockdown period.”

“The municipality will assess the damage, develop a plan to effect repairs so that our beaches will be operational by the set date,” April said.

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