Police filtering and warning persons to stay at home during state of emergency

By: Chaïra Flanders

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 30, 2020 (ZIZ News): In keeping with regulations to ensure citizen health and safety during the Coronavirus Pandemic in St. Kitts and Nevis, The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has been filtering road users traveling to Basseterre.

Extremely long lines of vehicle could be seen across the stretch of road between Canada Estate and the Conaree landfill on Monday morning as the filtering process took place.

Constable Donaly Liburd Chiverton and Superintendent Henry led the filtering process.

The officers used the opportunity to question road users about their intended destination reminding that persons are only allowed to leave their premises for emergency refills on medications and to replenish their supply of food while the federation is under a state of emergency.

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis declared a state of emergency on Saturday March 28.

All citizens and residents are subject to a curfew between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. each day for the next 14 days.

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