The diploma that will limit the sale of some products in large stores will come into force next week, giving the sector time to remove these items from the shelves.

“We determined the closure of a set of commercial activities and retail stores and what is foreseen is that it will be possible to limit the sale in super or hypermarkets, large food distribution areas, the type of products that are sold in stores whose closure is determined [in this new general lockdown] ”, said Siza Vieira.

The Minister of Economy stated that the measure is "currently being regulated" and will enter into force "from the beginning of next week".

Items to be removed from the shelves, according to Siza Vieira, include decorative products, sports equipment, books and textiles, that is, articles sold in retail stores that have been forced to close their doors from today.