Covid-19 impact: Health Ministry releases SOPs for restaurants, hotels

The ministry has asked hotels and restaurant owners to encourage contactless mode of ordering and digital payments (using e-wallets)

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The ministry also said that the staff for home deliveries shall be screened thermally by the restaurant authorities prior to allowing home deliveries

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Health Ministry on Thursday released the standard operating procedure for restaurants and hotels which included measures like allowing only asymptomatic staff and guests inside the premises and proper crowd management.

The ministry asked employees who are at higher risk -- like older staff members or those who are pregnant or have underlying medical conditions -- to take extra precautions.

"They should preferably not be exposed to any front-line work requiring direct contact with the public. Proper crowd management in the parking lots and outside the premises – duly following social distancing norms shall be ensured," it said.

First Published: Jun 05 2020 | 12:02 PM IST

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