Food retail outlets, including cooperative societies, grocery stores, supermarkets and pharmacies are now permitted to remain open 24 hours a day, but must limit their capacity to 30 percent in order to ensure customers stay apart the minimum recommended physical distance of two metres.
The Ministers of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait…952 | the publication reaches you by | Bahrain News
“All bodies concerned have to abide by the preventive and precautionary measures taken by the state’s competent bodies to ensure public safety and people’s well-being,” said the two authorities in their joint statement.
The announcement comes further to the statement issued previously by the two authorities on the closure of all commercial centres, shopping malls and open fish, vegetables and meat markets with the exception of food retail outlets, including cooperative societies, grocery stores, supermarkets and pharmacies for two weeks, with the decision to remain subject to further review and reassessment.
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