Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Friday, 27 March 2020 - 6:41pm

The following is the list of persons employed in the essential services as defined in section 3 of the Labour Code 2010, if they are on duty. These include:

  • officers of private security service providers as defined in section 2 of the Private Security Industry Act, 2007, if they are on duty;
  • customs and immigration officers, if they are on duty;
  • public and private sector waste management services;
  • fuel distribution and delivery services;
  • public and private sector social care providers;
  • Courts (Senior Magistrate and Coroner);
  • mortuary services;
  • humanitarian support;
  • emergency call handlers;
  • freight, courier and cargo distribution;
  • Apostille and related statutory services; 
  • laundry services;
  • media and broadcast provider;
  • farming, agriculture, fisheries and veterinary service;
  • transportation services (providing transportation for essential and critical operations);
  • supermarkets and restaurants (providing services to and for essential and critical operations); and
  • Health and emergency operations centre


Jacqueline Archibald-Sylvester

Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2739
Email:    jarchibald-sylvester@gov.vg