Lebanon’s Coronavirus Follow-up Committee has issued new recommendations after evaluating the epidemiological situation in the country during a meeting with various officials, advisors, and representatives of health organizations.
Accordingly, the Committee announced on Thursday its recommendations, which include allowing the Beirut Marathon to take place, yet with a commitment to all preventive measures and procedures that mitigate the spread of the virus and which have been presented by the event organizers.
In addition, the Committee recommended:
Stressing the commitment to, and strictness in, enforcing the curfew from 9:30 PM until 5 AM, prohibiting the opening of unexempted economic sectors during this period, evaluating the implementation and results of this measure, and reconsidering it in accordance with public health requirements in case a balanced execution of it is not achieved.
Strictness in executing the coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive measures and procedures in popular markets that are permitted to resume their activity outside the curfew.
Allowing the opening of internal spaces specialized for children’s toys inside malls with an operational capacity of 1 child per 16 square meters, provided that children over 2 years of age wear masks and adhere to the standard preventive measures.
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