The National Operations Room for Disaster Management in Lebanon issued a statement on Friday, announcing the measures of restrictions and closures in the next phase, implicitly during the Easter and Al-Fitr holidays.
The Lebanese Media Agency published the new measures:
The current entry and exit ban measure, in force, shall be canceled.
– The timing of work is extended to all commercial sectors, retail stores, restaurants and cafes specified in the previous circulars, until 21:00 hours, while adhering to all preventive measures and general conditions.
– All sectors not mentioned in the current statement are bound by the preventive procedures and conditions previously circulated in terms of obtaining permissions from the platform, provided that all citizens adhere to requesting permits to overcrowded places.
Emphasis on the commitment to wearing a mask, social distancing, and following protocols, procedures and preventive measures related to the Coronavirus.
Prohibition of holding gatherings for social and religious events (weddings, accepting condolences,).
Keeping bars and nightclubs closed until further notice.
Keeping cinemas, theaters and entertainment halls for children closed until further notice.
Keeping popular markets closed (except for those designated for selling food and foods), and strictly controlling and closing violations thereof.
Emphasizing the need to conduct PCR examinations every 14 days and uploading the results to the platform “impact” for all employees, workers and users in the public sector, employees and workers in the private sector, who are in direct contact with customers and citizens, so that those who received the vaccine and those who were previously infected with the Corona epidemic are excluded within a deadline. six months.
Request from the Committee for Follow-up of Preventive Measures and Measures of the Coronavirus to reactivate the work of the Heat Map, which was previously approved in order to control epidemic hotspots in them.
It is worth noting that, on Friday, Lebanon received the first batch of the Russian “Sputnik V” vaccine, which was imported by the private sector to help accelerate the vaccination campaign against the Corona virus.