A recap of PM Hubert Minnis Address to the nation… WHAT WERE WE DOING ALL THESE MONTHS? BULL……… people?
We must once again act quickly and forcibly
Indicators that point to the need for a national lockdown
Bed capacity and human resources increasingly stressed
Health officials advices lockdown for various reasons
Management of surveillance unit will be strengthened
ICU beds at capacity and other hospital beds approaching capacity
MOH will provide further details during its update
National lockdown commencing Tuesday 4-Aug-2020 at 10pm for a MINIMUM of 2 weeks. Towards end will determine if yo extend the lockdown.
Quarantine measures will be vigorously enforced.
An assessment will be made of GB whether to extend its lockdown.
Know lockdown is on short notice but nature of virus means quick action
7am – 5pm Mon, Wed & Fri for general public and 7am – 5pm on Sat for essential workers – food stores – water depots – pharmacies for curbside or take away windows only – gas stations for external services only – public encouraged to used delivery services for food stores and pharmacies as much as possible – households asked to have 1 identified shopper for these essential services – all businesses and offices to suspend operations and work remotely EXCEPT commercial banks can open to public until 1pm on Mon, Wed & Fri. Accommodations will be made for international banks and trust companies to have a skeleton team in office on those days – construction will be permitted to continue 7am – 5pm Mon – Fri and 7am – 1pm on Saturday – hardware stores only permitted to provide curbside service from 7am – 5pm Mon, Wed & Fri – private medical facilities can provide emergency medical care and immunization services only Mon, Wed & Fri – home health caretakers certified by MOH can provide services – essential commercial ports permitted – care takers can maintain crops and animals – no curbside or takeaway dining – live streaming from religious facilities can continue with no more than 10 persons at facility to accommodate virtual services
funeral services allowed at graveside only with no more than 5 EXCLUDING officiant and mortuary staff