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Situation of Public Calamity implemented from 00.00 26 May 2020

29 Jul 2020

Here are some observations on the Situation of Public Calamity in place in Angola since 00.00 26 May 2020

The Council of Ministers approved, on the 25th of May, a legal diploma that declares the Situation of Public Calamity in Angola, replacing the State of Emergency. 

New guidelines regarding the current situation of Public Calamity in Angola

Below are the rules that apply during the current situation of Public Calamity in Angola. Luanda and the municipality of Cazengo (Cuanza-Norte) remain closed (sanitary fence/cerca Sanitária) until August 9.

From 9th of July, the following rules apply:

- Mandatory use of masks in public areas. (In case of violation, fine of 5-10 thousand KZ).

- Public services, opening hours 08:00 to 15:00 and reduced to 50% of the workforce. Depending on the nature of the activity, the workforce can be reduced by up to 30%.

- Competitions and sports training are still cancelled.

- Commercial facilities (including canteens), opening hours 7am to 4pm and reduced workforce to 50%. (In case of violation, fine of 100 to 250 thousand KZ)

- Restaurants and similar, opening hours 8:00 to 16:00 with a capacity of 50%. (In case of violation, fine of 100 to 250 thousand KZ)

- Markets, opening hours 6:00 to 16:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. (In case of violation, fine)

- Activities and meetings, a maximum of 50 people.

- Public gatherings, a maximum of 15 people.

- The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in public spaces. Fine.

- Religious activities are still suspended.

- Funeral ceremonies, maximum of 10 participants. If the cause of death is COVID, a maximum of 5 participants.

- Public transport, maximum capacity of 50% and between 5:00 and 20:00.

 - Failure to comply with the sanitary fence (cerca Sanitária), a fine of 100 to 250 thousand kz and the person is placed in quarantine and will be liable for the costs of the quarantine and testing.

- Official trips that have been approved are reduced in number and tests are compulsory.

These are some of the rules, please stay up to date by reading local news.

 

 

 

Last updated 29 Jul 2020, 9.57 AM