South Africa moved to lockdown alert level 3 at midnight.
President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Tuesday.
The curfew will now begin at 10 pm, ending at 4 am. The President announced that Public gatherings will now be restricted to 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors.
Off-site sales of alcohol will be restricted between Monday and Thursday.
Meanwhile, the on-site sales at restaurants remain as per their liquor licenses.