Grenada is taking a extra cautious method to reopening its borders.
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has introduced in an tackle to the nation that, in gentle of rising an infection charges within the U.S., it’s primary tourism market, the nation would modify its technique.
Mitchell famous that, after testing security protocols, the nation recognized some areas that wanted enchancment and that, as a way to defend its residents, officers will solely proceed to welcome chartered flights beneath established protocols, which embrace testing earlier than departure, testing upon arrival and settlement to bear the price of quarantine.
It’s anticipated that the government-appointed COVID Sub-Committee will wrap up its work on the finish of July and the decision-making on issues equivalent to protocols, rules, quarantine and testing will shift to a Nationwide Advisory Committee, which is to be introduced.
As of now, the Ministry of Well being and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has educated greater than 1,500 tourism stakeholders on new well being and security tourism protocols and training shall be ongoing.
Companies are slowly being allowed to reopen with new pointers. As of at the moment, Grenadians have been granted free motion from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., each day so long as they’re sporting face coverings and practising social distancing.
Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique at the moment don’t have any energetic circumstances of COVID-19 (as of June 18) with 23 complete circumstances recorded.