"It's not realistic to ask them to close entirely," she said.
Complying is voluntary, with no penalties for those who don't, and comes as the capital reported 367 coronavirus cases just a day after a record single-day nationwide figure of 1,264 new cases.
Despite the surge, the central government has said there is no need to reimpose non-compulsory but widely respected calls for people to stay at home and business to close their doors -- as was seen under the state of emergency.
Many of the new patients are younger people, with the number of severe cases and deaths so far not spiking.
Government officials argue that the healthcare system is not yet facing the prospect of being overwhelmed.
This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.
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