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Updates: COVID-19 press conference


Updates: COVID-19 press conference
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (FP)

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley hosted a press conference, Wednesday December 15, 2021. Also in attendance were Minister of Health, The Most Honourable Jeffrey Bostic; Chief Medical Officer, The Most Honourable Dr Kenneth George, and representatives of the social partnership.

Chief Medical Officer, The Most Honourable Dr Kenneth George

Adjustments to the COVID-19 Directive

All Open air events must apply to the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit with concurrence from the National Cultural Foundation.

For promoters, artistes and people on stage, both vaccinations and rapid antigen tests are required.

For patrons, vaccination card or a rapid antigen test is required.

Places of worship

People must be three feet apart and wear masks but 70 per cent of those assembled must be vaccinated.

The other option is to maintain the current 6ft distance.

Graduations can continue and will be monitored by the COVID-19 Unit.

Organised sporting events will be accommodated under specific conditions.