After the government stated on Saturday that all ‘non-essential’ workers will have to remain at home for the next two weeks – the extensive list of essential workers who will be able to remain in their posts was published yesterday (Sunday) in a Royal Decree.
These professionals are: security and emergency services, healthcare, public transport, care workers, vets and other public service workers.
People who work in the food, medicines, health products and hygiene product supply chain – producers, distributors and sellers.
Companies which are manufacturing healthcare equipment and materials essential for the running of the country.
The media – and newspaper printers and shops.
Banks and financial services.
Telecommunications services and operators who run support and maintenance services – and the postal service.
Legal services and notaries.
Maintenance and emergency repairs workers.
Businesses which are providing home deliveries of meals.