Night-time curfew along with other restrictions are to be reimposed for the next two weeks following a spike in covid-19 cases.

This was announced by Minister of Health Lieutenant Colonel Jeffery Bostic this evening during a press conference.

KEY POINTS

  • Restrictions will be reimposed from Tuesday 13th of July for two weeks.
  • The curfew is reimposed from 11 pm to 5 am every day.
  •  No fetes are allowed.
  • A 100 person cap for churches, weddings, and cinemas.
  • No summer camps.
  • No contact sports.
  • No spectators at sports.
  • Dance studios are not allowed to operate.
  • Seated passengers in buses limited to 75 percent with no standing passengers allowed.
  • People who can work from home should do so.

Authorities alarmed at a spike in covid cases involving clusters at:

  • a church
  • a large business,
  • a family.
  • In addition, three people who came in on a Caribbean Airlines flight have tested positive.
    Officials are concerned that businesses and churches are not complying with the protocols.
  • 180 people in quarantine; expected to increase to 200 by end of day.
  • Health Minister has announced a three-phase operation.
  • Aggressive contact tracing has commenced; primary contacts will be tested and quarantined.
    There will be aggressive community testing.
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