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Form A rules apply until May 20, police clarify

Employees going to work must continue to use Form A to get to and from their workplace until May 20, inclusive, police said on Thursday.

Police will continue to check compliance with the decree, they added.

On Wednesday evening President Nicos Anastasiades announced a gradual easing of the lockdown starting from May 4 when restrictions in the construction sector and related business activities will be lifted.

Moreover, all businesses in retail trade, except commercial centres and big department stores, can start operating as will flee markets, street vendors and bazaars and tourist offices and tourist agents.

With regard to personal liberties, it was decided that the number of permitted movements within a day by sending SMS increase to three. The ban on movement remains in place from 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m.

As of May 21 all restrictions of the movement of citizens will be lifted.

Other economic sectors will open on May 21, with catering businesses to resume outdoor operations as well as hairdressing salons, barber shops and beauty centres .

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