As the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis prepares to open its borders, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws gave an update on the ongoing plans, while appearing on the October 27 edition of “Leadership Matters.”
COVID-19 Task Force
With 10 percent of the global population affected by COVID-19, Dr. Judy Nisbett, Chair of the Nevis COVID-19 Task Force says Nevis is part of the majority of persons who are at risk worldwide, with only six confirmed cases of the virus.
As of October 01, 2020, nationals and residents returning to Nevis who will be quarantined at the government-sanctioned facility at Potworks will have to pay a fee.
Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Jonel Powel, says sporting activities in schools will be resuming in a strategic and targeted manner.
Persons who refuse to comply with the COVID-19 Emergency Powers regulations that mandate the wearing of masks in a public place may soon be ticketed by police.