Restaurant association demands proof of scientific reasons for lockdown closures

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Article highlights:

  • Rasa says restaurants in the country have been hit hard during the two-week adjusted level 4 lockdown, putting 70% of employees on unpaid layoffs;
  • Rasa chief executive officer Wendy Alberts said they want proof from the command council that restaurants are a high risk for the transmission of COVID-19;
  • “We want the presentation of that scientific evidence. They cannot continue to prejudice and isolate our businesses like this, and if it is an alcohol issue let’s have a separate discussion on alcohol.”