The Government has said they have left employers to decide what they should do about their workplaces as they have initiated a lockdown, not a shutdown.
This was revealed by George Charamba who said this on Twitter:
Since daybreak, I have been fielding queries regarding fate of workers in essential areas like telecommunications, banking, etc, etc.
Kindly note the term essential services is a legal term which includes key economic activities including telecommunications. Besides, kindly also note the Govt has left it to employers across sectors to regulate their workplaces in line with guidelines from our health expert.
Lockdown does not mean Shutdown of all productive activity! Otherwise how do you avoid locking down life itself?
The president announced a total lockdown starting Monday the 30th of March for 21 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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