Catering staff who received the two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will no longer need to wear masks, the Gibraltar government has announced.
Staff who are not fully vaccinated should continue to wear a mask while working in a restaurant, cafeteria, bar or other catering establishments.
“Due to the successful roll-out of the vaccination, the high use of the vaccine by catering staff and the subsequent low prevalence of Covid-19 in Gibraltar, catering staff who received the two doses of the Covid vaccine will be exempted. to wear a mask, ”says a statement from No.6 Convent Place.
“The condition of wearing a mask continues to be a requirement of the establishment’s operating license and establishments should be subject to spot checks from those relying on the exemption.”
“The onus is on those relying on the waiver to prove that they have received two doses of the Covid vaccine.”
“It is therefore the responsibility of all staff who do not wear a mask to wear their vaccination record at all times.”
The government added that any establishment that does not comply with the conditions of its permit for the wearing of masks by staff runs the risk of having its operating license revoked and that failure to comply with these conditions may result in the issuance of a license. ” a fixed penalty notice or the case in progress. in the district court.