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Oct 6, 2021

A COVID-19 Health Advisory Task Force is Formed

As of October third, one hundred and ninety-eight thousand, five hundred and eighty persons or forty-eight percent had received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine. One hundred and thirty-nine thousand, one hundred and fifty-seven persons or thirty-four percent have been fully vaccinated.   On Tuesday, cabinet met with a few members of the COVID-19 Health Advisory Task Force for an update on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and to make recommendations for the coming months. The group of medical doctors advised Cabinet that while progress was being made in terms of the number of persons vaccinated, the public must continue to take all precautions since this third wave has not yet peaked. In addition, the team of doctors presented a series of recommendations, for Cabinet’s consideration, to aid in preventing the spread of COVID-19. These recommendations would cover the period from October to December 2021 and will be announced shortly by the Ministry of Health & Wellness.  Cabinet also approved the establishment of a COVID-19 Enforcement Unit within the Ministry of Health & Wellness to oversee responsibilities for the maintenance of supervision and enforcement of COVID-19 protocols in all businesses and other establishments.

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