Tuesday, March 17, 2020

News & Announcements: “Coronavirus: Here are some of the measures taken by Latin American, Caribbean nations” - Article by the Miami Herald — Global Event

Coronavirus ... Latin American, Caribbean
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News & Announcements: “Coronavirus: Here are some of the measures taken by Latin American, Caribbean nations” Article by the Miami Herald — Global Event; Websites: Miami Herald-Coronavirus ... Latin American, Caribbean, Miami Herald-Coronavirus: Caribbean nations take drastic measures, CDC-COVID-19 and Live Science-COVID-19 Updates
News & Announcements: “As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, Latin American and Caribbean nations are enacting a number of drastic measures to try to combat the coronavirus. Here is a snapshot on some of the steps being taken in the hemisphere. Anguilla: Effective 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, a ban on direct flights originating from Europe, including the United Kingdom, for the next 14 days. All passengers arriving from Europe, regardless of route, will be quarantined for 14 days. All non-essential travel for public servants has been suspended for 30 days and residents of Anguilla are encouraged to avoid all unnecessary travel overseas. Schools are closed for a week as of Monday, March 16. Cruise ships with passengers who have been to Europe in the last two weeks will not be allowed to dock or disembark passengers. There is also a 45-day ban on public and private large gatherings that are likely to involve visitors from overseas. Other local gatherings in the British overseas territory such as church, sports and political events will be allowed to continue for the time being. Antigua and Barbuda: After the eastern Caribbean nation recorded its first confirmed COVID-19 case on March 13, the government announced a 30-day ban on all parties, festivals and similar social gatherings. Foreign nationals who have traveled to and from China, Italy, Iran, Japan, Korea and Singapore the past 28 days are not being allowed in. Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda as well as resident diplomats will be allowed entry ...”Read more: Miami Herald-Coronavirus ... Latin American, Caribbean, Miami Herald-Coronavirus: Caribbean nations take drastic measures, CDC-COVID-19 and Live Science-COVID-19 Updates
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