Slovenia further eases restriction measures for businesses

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-29 04:52:42|Editor: huaxia

LJUBLJANA, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Slovenian government on Tuesday announced further relaxations of restriction measures imposed to contain the coronavirus epidemic.

Museums, galleries and libraries and real estate agents will be allowed to resume business from April 29. As of May 4, bars and restaurants will also be able to reopen, but serving guests only at outdoor facilities, according to a government statement.

Small businesses such as shoe repair shops, key cutters, clothing shops, photocopy services, watchmaker shops and jewelers will also reopen from May 4.

People older than 65 as well as other vulnerable groups such as pregnant women and the disabled will be able to do their shopping also outside the dedicated hours between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. The elderly will also no longer have to present a document to prove their age.

DIY shops, shops selling cars and bicycles, dry cleaners and some repair shops had already been allowed to reopen from April 20 after being shut down for five weeks.

To date, Slovenia has a total of 1,408 coronavirus cases, with 86 deaths, according to the latest government data. Enditem