Retailer occupancy upped to 75%

MORE ACTIVITY: Shoppers with their purchases leave the Guam Premier Outlets shopping center in Tamuning last month. Post file photo

Hardware stores, retail stores and wholesalers are now allowed to operate at 75% occupancy, the Joint Information Center confirmed Monday evening.

The change went into effect on Monday.

All other authorized businesses and services will keep their occupancy at 50%, according to JIC, citing Public Health’s guidelines.

The government of Guam also announced the following is authorized:

• Organized sports, non-contact training and competition are authorized but a 6-foot distance must be maintained, including while occupying a vehicle such as a golf cart or in an enclosed space. No direct contact between participants will be allowed.

• If held indoors, the total number of individuals, including players and coaches, cannot exceed 50% of the occupancy load;

• If held outdoors, the number of participants is limited to no more than 50 persons with no more than 25 persons per spectator group.

• Bowling alleys and food concession sales may operate, provided at no more than 50% of the occupancy load.

Social gatherings remain limited to no more than 25 people, with social distancing maintained for gatherings where individuals are from different immediate family units or from a single household unit.


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