On September 23, President Nyusi announced new mitigation measures to combat COVID-19, effective on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at midnight for 30 days (although they may be revised after a period of 15 days).

All measures noted in Decree 62/2021 from August 28 are maintained, with a number of additional measures, including:

  • Pre-school classes are authorized throughout the country.
  • Hospital visits are extended to two visitors per patient per day.
  • The stalls for the sale of food products are open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Bottle stores and other establishments selling alcoholic beverages are open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, from Monday to Saturday.
  • The opening of theaters, cinemas and cultural centers is authorized for up to 30% of their capacity.
  • Large multipurpose gyms can now function at 30% of their capacity: medium and small gyms, at 20%.
  • Public swimming pools are reopened but limited to 20% capacity.
  • Religious services and celebrations are authorized but limited to 50 people in closed spaces and 100 people in open spaces, without exceeding 30% of capacity.
  • Public and private meetings may now have 50 participants in closed spaces and 100 people in open spaces, without exceeding 30% of capacity.
  • State meetings may, when justified, have up to 100 participants and, exceptionally, by authorization of the Minister of Justice, up to 300 people.
  • Private social events are authorized with a limit of 30 people indoors and 50 people outdoors, without exceeding 30% venue capacity.
  • Beaches are reopened for the recreation of bathers, but only until 5:00 pm, with the consumption of alcohol, beach games and gatherings of people being prohibited.
  • The mandatory night curfew takes effect from 11:00 pm to 4:00 am in the city of Maputo, in all provincial capitals and in all other municipalities.
  • Restaurants, take-aways and home delivery services are open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.