Answers to frequently asked questions on measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
Answers to frequently asked questions on measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic - REVISED*** (measures in force:10 - 31 January 2021) A. Movement: 1. What are the curfew hours? Movement is prohibited from 9.00 in the evening until 5 in the morning of the following day. 2. Under which circumstances is one allowed to move during curfew hours (9 in the evening to 5 in the morning of the next day)? The movement of persons during curfew hours is permitted for the following reasons: • For purposes of moving to and from workplaces, with the presentation of Form A , completed and signed by the employer, which certifies the necessity for the movement during the aforementioned hours. • For urgent purposes , such as to go to a medical centre or a hospital or a pharmacy or a veterinarian for medical emergencies and to render assistance to people who are unable to care for themselves or who need to self -isolate. 3. How many times per day will movement by exception be permitted? Movement by exception will be permitted twice a day by sending a text message to 8998 for the reasons cited in question 5. Persons over the age of 65 may use Form B for their movement by exception. It is clarified that for purposes of moving to and from work for work purposes no text message is required, but the employee must present Form A, signed by his/her employer. 4. How many categories for movement by exception are there via a text message? There are eight (8) categories for movement by exception via a text message. Category 8 includes subcategories as shown in question 5 below.