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Sep 9, 2021

How Will the New Regulation Be Enforced?

Michel Chebat

Minister of Health Michel Chebat also spoke to how these new measures will be enforced at public buildings, come October first.

 

Michel Chebat, Minister of Health and Wellness

“We are going to be using the Police. We are going to be using justices of the peace to help us to enforce these measures. Also, the Ministry is looking at the creation of a COVID enforcement team that will be deployed across the country. They would be, their main job would be to ensure that public measures, the public health measures are being adhered to.”

 

Paul Lopez

“What is the responsibility that these owners will have to take upon themselves to ensure that only vaccinated persons enter these buildings?”

 

Michel Chebat

“Clearly the business owners and the administrators who control these buildings will have to be more proactive in their position. And, they will have a direct responsibility to make sure that only people who are vaccinated have access or that they are presenting a negative test.”

 

This evening, the Belize Police Department issued a stern reminder heading into the tenth weekend that illegal social gatherings will be broken up and violators will be prosecuted.


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