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New Curfew Measure Coming Into Effect December Twentieth

The current curfew was set to expire tomorrow, but the Government announced its indefinite extension this morning during its press conference. Minister Honourable Michel Chebat spoke about these changes in detail.

Hon. Michel Chebat, Minister of Health and Wellness

Hon. Michel Chebat, Minister of Health and Wellness: “Starting on the 20th of December the curfew being imposed will commence at 8pm and it will go to 5am. For minors, children under sixteen years old, the curfew will begin at 6pm and that will last to 5am.”

Hon.Kareem Musa, Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries: “This curfew of 8pm excludes workers in the following professions. The security forces, Customs and Excise Department, the Department of Immigration Services, front line healthcare providers with the Ministry of Health, or any other essential worker issued a badge by the Minister of Home Affairs. So everybody else has to be at home by 8pm, minors by 6pm.”