May 31, 2020

The President of the Republic has ordered the extension of the measure providing the allowance of DA 10,000 for the benefit of the identified affected persons until the lifting of the sanitary confinement, giving, in this regard, instructions to keep the list open to allow those who are lagging behind to register.

The Council of Ministers took several decisions, including: 1. the gradual lifting of containment in the building and public works sector, in accordance with a plan studied by the Prime Minister in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Scientific Committee; 2. examination with the social partners of the appropriate formula for the gradual lifting of containment for certain trades and commercial activities with a lower risk of spreading the coronavirus, in addition to activities having a direct impact on the life of the citizen after a long stoppage; 3. examination of the possibilities of assistance for small traders affected, including possible partial exemption from taxes.

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