Premier David Burt has asked the Governor to further amend the Shelter in Place regulations to add office supplies, computers, and computer supply stores to the list of permitted businesses.
Premier David Burt said, “As I’ve mentioned previously, the gradual easing of some restrictions will be done in a way that limits the risk of transmission. We need to make sure that we continue to keep people supplied during this Shelter in Place.
“And we need to make sure that people who are sheltering in place have the necessary support while working from home, facilitating homeschooling, and activities for their children, and supporting students who are now doing online learning. We want to help people navigate this new normal that will be with us for the next week.
“With my Cabinet colleagues’ support, the following changes will be made in time for Monday, April 27. I have asked the Governor to further amend the Shelter in Place regulations to add office supplies, computers, and computer supply stores to the list of permitted businesses.
“These will open on the same basis as other permitted businesses, also with the permission of the Minister of National Security, meaning that they’ll only be open from Monday to Wednesday, and only for prepaid and pickup services, or they can be done via delivery services as the Minister of National Security just indicated.
“Home-based businesses will be able to operate for the delivery of their goods, only again, someone cannot visit someone’s house. Small businesses able to convert to home-based delivery operations will be permitted to either replenish or secure stock from their existing business venue for the purposes of delivering items from home.
“Also, wholesale food suppliers will now be permitted to engage in home delivery. I’m confident that the Ministry of National Security team will act quickly to grant the permissions, so that persons with the surnames of A to F are able to take advantage of this on Monday.”
The Emergency Powers COVID 19 Shelter in Place Amendment No. 3 Regulations 2020 [PDF here]: