Who’s Allowed to remain 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡?


Essential Retail Outlets allowed to remain open include:

1. Retail and wholesale sale of food, beverages and newspapers in non-specialised and specialised stores;

2. Retail sale of household consumer products necessary to maintain the safety and sanitation of residences and businesses;

3. Pharmacies/Chemists and retailers providing pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical or dispensing services;

4. Opticians/Optometrists;

5. Retail sale of selling medical and orthopaedic goods in specialised stores;

6. Fuel stations and heating fuel providers;

7. Retailers involved in the repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and bicycle repair and related facilities (eg. tyre sales and repairs); 

8. Retail sale of essential items for the health and welfare of animals, including animal feed and medicines, animal food, pet food and animal supplies including bedding;

9. Laundries and Dry Cleaners;

10. Banks, Post Offices and Credit Unions;

11. Retail sale of safety supply stores (for eg. work clothes, Personal Protective Equipment);

12. Hardware stores, builders’ merchants and stores that provide hardware products necessary for home and business maintenance, sanitation and farm equipment, supplies and tools essential for gardening / farming / agriculture;

13. Retail sale of office products and services for individuals working from home and for businesses;

14. Retailers providing electrical, IT and phone sales, repair and maintenance services for home.

All of these outlets must implement social distancing measures:


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