PM Holness held a digital press conference on Tuesday afternoon:
No new lockdown will occur; the PM argued economic damage will be great and there’s no assurance that people’s behaviour will change, once lock down is lifted. However, curfews will continue till early-October along with restrictions on gathering:
Many in the business community, however, feel the curfew hours are too tight, and small-medium sized operations are suffering unduly.
The PM focused on the trend of COVID infections and deaths. In keeping with this phase, the basic assumption is that every one is infected.
Field hospitals (4) are being built out, Dr. Tufton reported:
Antigen testing kits have been ordered:
Schools will restart on October 5, but not with face-to-face teaching; online recorded material and TV presentations will be part of the mixture: