COVID-19: Higher-risk businesses cannot open for 14 days

Futsal players in action at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva. These venues will now be closed for 14 days Picture: JOVESA NAISUA/FT FILE

Gymnasiums, movie theatres, video gaming shops, cyber cafes, taverns, bars, billiard shops and amusement arcades in Nadi and Lautoka will need to be closed for the next 14 days.

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made the announcement this afternoon.

“Higher-risk businesses, such as gyms, movie theatres, video gaming shops, cyber cafes, taverns, bars, billiard shops and amusement arcades cannot open for at least the next 14 days,” Mr Bainimarama said.

“Restaurants may not open for in-person dining, but may offer delivery and take-away services.”

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