Bookstores, hardware stores, art supply stores to open


    Bookstores, hardware stores and art supply stores will be allowed to operate on a temporary basis.

    According to a release from the Health Ministry, this is pursuant to Regulation 3 (10)(ao) of the Emergency Powers Regulations, with effect from Monday, June 14th.

    Their operations will be allowed until further notice, with opening hours as follows:

    Hardware Stores:

    • Monday and Wednesday – 8am to 4pm
    • Friday – 8am to 2pm
    • Saturday – 8am to 12pm


    • Monday through Friday – 8am to 4pm

    Art Supply Stores:

    • Monday through Friday – 8am to 4pm

    The Ministry says patrons and operators at these stores are advised to comply with other legal requirements in the Regulations.

    Shoppers are also being asked to limit the time spent in the stores by restricting their purchases to essential items that are required.