June 13 to June 27
Emergency (COVID-19) Regulations - June 2020
(SRO 25 of 2020)
Acting on the advice of our medical professionals and the COVID-19 National Task Force, the new regulations that come into effect tomorrow will continue the further relaxation of restrictions and cautiously open up our Federation, so that citizens and residents can guardedly return to some semblance of normalcy with respect to their economic and social lives.
From Saturday 13th to Saturday 27th June, the curfew will commence at 12:00 midnight and end at 5:00 am daily. Details regarding current restrictions can be found below.
For more information regarding the new regulations in place, please download the official document here:
LIMITED DAY OF OPERATION
Allow your employees to work remotely, otherwise, you shall cease operations.
work from home
Members of the public service shall work remotely from home, except as otherwise directed by the Secretary to the Cabinet.
Shelter in place
for all residents
Every person shall remain confined to their place of residence, inclusive of their yard
space, to avoid contact outside of their family.
Education and religious places remain closed
Virtual activities are allowed as well as
individual attendance at a place of worship while practicing social distancing
Airports and sea ports are closed to international travellers
with the exception of outgoing flights or outgoing ships, cargo flights or cargo ships, commercial courier flights, and emergency medical & diplomatic flights
Inter-island private commercial
transport isn't allowed
No one shall offer for hire or seek to travel on any inter-island private commercial sea transport
No person shall drive a vehicle or motorbike on any public or private road for a purpose other than stated in this regulation
Limited use of
No person shall offer for hire or seek to travel on motor omnibus, car or taxi unless there is not more than one passenger in the vehicle; or a ferry unless there is no more than persons per row.
Any place of quarantine or isolation,
patients in a hospital or residential care, elderly nursing home and detainee in prison.
A person who contravenes or fails to comply with these Regulations shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of up to five thousand dollars or imprisonment for up to 6 months or both.
The suspension of the retail liquor license has been removed and bars can be opened from Saturday, June 13, 2020. However, physical distancing measures must be observed.
Wearing masks outdoors
A person shall wear a face mask, covering their nose and mouth, when in a public place
Exceptions for days of limited operation
“Day of limited operation” means a period of limited operation of businesses and enterprises
from 5:00 am to 8:00 p.m. while following strictely social distancing protocols
What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.