Quarantine: Total Closure in Guatemala

By presidential decree and in order to mitigate the outbreak of covid-19 in the country, from May 14 at 6 pm until May 18 at 5 am, there is total restriction of movement and closure of all commercial establishments.

Friday, May 15, 2020

The measures to restrict movement include the heavy transport of fuel and its derivatives, and the operation of the banking system is prevented, reported President Alejandro Giammattei on the night of May 14.

From the Agexport report:

From May 18 to 21, the hours of mobilization allowed will be from 5 to 17 hours, only if strictly necessary.

May operate the following:

a) Cantonal and Municipal markets may open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
b) Supermarkets and convenience stores may open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
c) Supermarkets are allowed to provide home delivery service at any time of the day or night in vehicles duly identified for that purpose.
d) Restaurant delivery service.
e) Home delivery of pharmacies. Social distance is maintained: all persons who must move must respect each other, the distance of at least one meter and fifty centimeters, avoiding unnecessary physical contact.

See full publication (in Spanish).

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