On the evening of January 12, the Moroccan government decided to extend all the restrictive measures taken at the national level on December 23, 2020 for a period of one week, additional from this Wednesday.
These are the maintenance of the national curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the closure of restaurants at 8 p.m., as well as the total closure of restaurants in the cities of Casablanca, Marrakech, Agadir and Tangier.
The announcement made in the evening by the government, as usual, created a hell of a mess on social networks, more particularly on the side of professionals in the catering sector in Casablanca, angry at the extension of its draconian measures . For them, it is their ” business Which is harmed and their employees on arrest, without any direct support from the state.
But a little later in the evening, the restaurateurs of the metropolis were authorized to reopen until 8 p.m. from this Wednesday, January 13. Indeed, our interlocutor, owner of an upscale restaurant in Casablanca, tells us that he had the King on the phone who confirmed the good news to him. ” You can start working again. Table service “.
But until when? , he asks himself. ” It is closing all over the world. And this is where I fail to understand, especially since we are talking about a new British strain today. We may be asked to close again ”, he concludes.