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THURSDAY’S LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FORECAST FOR FOR CAPTAINS, SAILORS, FISHERS, BOATERS & ADVENTURERS.

by Shirlian Queeley

THE DMCA ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO WASH THEIR HANDS THOROUGHLY BEFORE & AFTER TOUCHING ANYTHING IN PUBLIC; MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING; WEAR MASKS OR FACE COVERINGS IN CROWDED AREAS & MOST OF ALL DO NOT TOUCH YOUR EYES, NOSE OR MOUTH WITH YOUR HANDS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE CORONAVIRUS.

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MONTSERRAT WILL BEGIN PHASED REOPENING EFFECTIVE MAY 7TH, 2020 FROM MIDNIGHT; THE NEW MEASURES WERE ANNOUNCED BY THE HONOURABLE PREMIER JOSEPH E FARRELL TODAY.

by Shirlian Queeley

One person from each household may leave home for the following purposes:

(a) Shop for necessities to include food, medicine, fuel or other necessities

(b) Conduct a banking transaction or a transaction at a money transfer business

(c) Pay utility bills.

(d) Persons are allowed to engage in an activity to include running, walking, swimming, alone or with no more than 4 members of the same household daily from 5 am. to 8 am. and 4 pm to 6:30 pm, but no later than 7 pm. These activities are also permitted on the weekends. However, no motor vehicle is to be used to get to and from the place where these activities are being undertaken. In other words, do not drive to the backroad or to the park or any other location for the purpose of exercising.

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GOOD NEWS FOR MONTSERRAT: ANOTHER FOUR (4) INDIVIDUALS HAVE TOTALLY RECOVERED FROM COVID-19, BRINGING THE TOTAL RECOVERIES NOW TO SIX (6); WHILE THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE CASES HAS DECLINED TO THREE (3).

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The recoveries decrease Montserrat’s active COVID-19 cases from seven (7) to three (3). The three (3) active cases remain in home isolation and are anticipated to also make a full recovery.

The Montserrat Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed the full recovery of an additional four (4) patients from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday, May 1st, 2020.

Even as the number of active cases and new infections decreases, the Ministry of Health and Social Services continues to build its capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Among several initiatives, health officials have indicated that they have increased their stock of personal protective equipment for staff; work has started on the renovations for an expanded isolation ward and efforts continues to build the Glendon Hospital Laboratory’s capacity to carry out testing of the disease on the island.

Given the uncertainty of the future of COVID-19, these necessary measures will ensure the Ministry of Health and Social Services can improve its efficiency and response, should the island face a long term future with COVID-19.

FRIDAY’S LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FORECAST FOR FOR CAPTAINS, SAILORS, FISHERS, BOATERS & ADVENTURERS.

by Shirlian Queeley

THE DMCA ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO WASH THEIR HANDS THOROUGHLY BEFORE & AFTER TOUCHING ANYTHING IN PUBLIC; MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING; WEAR MASKS OR FACE COVERINGS IN CROWDED AREAS & MOST OF ALL DO NOT TOUCH YOUR EYES, NOSE OR MOUTH WITH YOUR HANDS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE CORONAVIRUS.

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CURFEW MEASURES EFFECTIVE FRIDAY MAY 1ST TO THURSDAY MAY 7TH TO COMBAT COVID-19; INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROTECT THEMSELVES BY WEARING MASKS IN CROWDED AREAS AND WALK WITH AN UMBRELLA AND WATER WHEN LEAVING HOME.

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A LOVELY BREEZY DAY ON THE EMERALD ISLE TODAY; PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

by Shirlian Queeley

THE DMCA URGES EVERYONE TO ADHERE TO THE CURFEW DIRECTIVES ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF MONTSERRAT; ONLY ESSENTIAL WORKERS ARE ALLOWED ON THE ROADS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS ARE ONLY PERMITTED ON THE ROADS IF THEY'RE GOING TO CONDUCT FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS, PICK UP MEDICATIONS AND GROCERY SHOPPING. REMEMBER TO CONTINUE TO PRACTICE BASIC HANDWASHING GUIDELINES & MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS FROM THE CORONAVIRUS.

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WEDNESDAY’S LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FORECAST FOR FOR CAPTAINS, SAILORS, FISHERS, BOATERS & THE ADVENTURERS.

by Shirlian Queeley

THE DMCA URGES EVERYONE TO WASH THEIR HANDS THOROUGHLY BEFORE & AFTER TOUCHING ANYTHING IN PUBLIC & MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING. MOST OF ALL DO NOT TOUCH YOUR EYES; NOSE OR MOUTH WITH YOUR HANDS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE CORONAVIRUS.

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