“Holiday Curfew Begins Thursday “ As Omicron Positive Cases Continue To Rise

The Minister announced a number of changes to the Public Health Regulations.

On Thursday, December 23, 2021 the following requirements will come into effect:

Ø  A curfew from 12.30 am – 5.00 am

Ø  Maximum group sizes will move back to 20 people

Ø  Household mixing is strongly discouraged. However, if you must attend a household other than your own over the holidays, we are strongly urging persons to take an antigen test before they visit another home.

Ø  Masks must be worn indoors at all times and, also, outdoors when you are within 6 feet of another person.

Ø  For restaurants, bars and clubs, tables will be limited to a maximum of 10 people and must be spaced 6ft apart. SafeKey will continue to be required for these indoor settings.

Ø  We are encouraging employees who are able, to work remotely from home. Along with this, we are encouraging employers to use antigen tests to ensure employees who must be at the workplace are negative for COVID-19.

Ø  Churches will be open – however masks must be worn by all – the Officiants, congregation and choirs.

Ø  Gyms can remain open – but SafeKey must continue to be used and physical distancing must be observed; and for

Ø  Personal care services – SafeKey is recommended for those services that require masks to be removed.
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