New Covid business opening hours rules

in News · 10-09-2020 16:27:00 · 3 Comments

Businesses can only open after 10am and will have to close between 8pm and 11pm, when the country goes into contingency on 15 September, the prime minister announced on 10 September.

Among the measures decided in the Council of Ministers, and announced at a press conference by António Costa, is still the maximum limit of four people per group in shopping centre catering areas, "in order to avoid large concentrations of people in these food areas.

According to the Prime Minister, there will be "exceptions" in which it will be possible for businesses to open before 10am, with "pastries, cafés, hairdressers and gyms" as examples.

As for the closing time of establishments, it will be obligatory between 8pm and 11pm, with each municipality determining the exact time, "according to the specific reality of its municipality".

"We are entering a new phase, in which people will tend to return from holidays, and therefore it is necessary to adopt preventive measures", António Costa said.


Has anyone dropped dead at 8:01pm or 10:01pm onwards around you ? or before 10am for that matter..... ?
If yes, please let us know !

By Nuno from Porto on 11-09-2020 01:37

If anyone believes a hoax is actually fake, may universal law help them through their ordeal...

By Patricia Tiguan from Madeira on 11-09-2020 11:11

So the virus works extra diligently until 10am and then has a lunch break and after 8 and 11pm the virus is extra naughty?

What kind of bureaucrats come up with these madnesses?

By Magnus from Other on 10-09-2020 06:13
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