Shops in Lithuania discuss possible restrictions on businesses not checking certificates

With Lithuania being a leader of daily coronavirus infections in the Baltics and hospitals increasingly being under pressure of Covid-19 patients, trade business organisation has announced looking at possible restrictions on shops that right now have no obligation check the Covid-19 certificates of their clients, Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT reports.
Given the measures are adopted, shops smaller than 1,500 square metres would have to restrict customer flows and impose a limit of one person per 30 square metres.
«Thirty square metres per person is a very strict restriction,» stressed Rūta Vainienė, head of the Association of Trade Enterprises.
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According to her, all trading venues would be able to choose between space restrictions and checking the Covid-19 certificates, or Lithuanian opportunity passes, of their clients.
The article originally appeared on LRT English: