All kinds of shops, including shopping malls, open and closed produce markets and restaurants with outdoor seating areas have resumed work in Georgia today.
All facilities must comply with the sanitary and hygiene rules established by the Ministry of Health. The use of face masks in these areas will be mandatory.
What requirements must restaurants abide by after reopening?
- Tables must not be placed less than two meters apart in closed restaurants
- There should not be more than six persons at a table with no less than one meter distance between them.
- Closed spaces should be provided with natural ventilation, or, if this is not possible, it is possible to use artificial ventilation, with increased concentration of air entering from the outside
- It is recommended to use a printed menu for single use only, while when providing an electronic menu, there should be disinfectants set up near the menu
- Booking and non-cash payments are recommended as well
Recommendations also include single use table covers and strengthened cleaning measures in common areas (including in toilets, corridors, halls and in elevators). Areas should be cleaned every two hours.
What requirements must shopping malls follow after reopening?
- Shopping malls must use heat screening thermometers to check the temperature of clients and personnel before they let them enter.
- Shopping malls must be sanitised every day, while they must also clean the rails of escalators, lift buttons, bank terminals and toilets every two hours.
- Social distancing practices must also be observed in shopping malls. Only one person should be allowed in 10 meters square space in the common area of malls, while they should be able to occupy five square meters of space in other spaces.
- Customers will not be let into shopping malls without a face mask.
- Ventilation with increased concentration of air entering from the outside is recommended.
What are the recommendations for clothing stores?
- Dressing rooms must be sanitised every two hours
- Moreover, clothing stores should be fully sanitised at the end of the day.
Movie theatres, entertainment centres and food outlets in the mall remain closed for the time being.