As the number of cases has begun to increase over the past few days reaching a total of 133 cases and 2 deaths on March 11th, the need to limit the spread of the virus is becoming more and more urgent.
On March 11th, the syndicate of restaurants ordered all restaurants across Lebanon to close.
They released a statement saying that “it’s no secret the sector is seeing its worst days” and that the lack of purchasing power and liquidity is negatively affecting their businesses.
They lamented that the Coronavirus has “dashed all our remaining hopes.” They added that, after meetings with the Minister of Tourism Ramzi Mcharfieh and between the syndicate’s team members, this order will apply to restaurants all over Lebanon without exception.
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