Shopping Centers Close in El Salvador

In an effort to contain the advance of covid-19, starting March 19 and for a period of 14 days, the country's shopping malls will be closed.

Friday, March 20, 2020

The Presidency informed that all the shopping centers in the country will remain closed, however, supermarkets, bank agencies, and pharmacies inside them may remain open, as ordered by President Nayib Bukele.

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The President explained that "... also the convenience stores at the edge of the street are excepted. Take-out, self-service and home-delivery restaurants located in shopping centers will be able to comply with their normal hours, according to the regulations issued by the President."

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