The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce wishes to update the general public that Cabinet on Friday, 6th March, 2020, has taken the following decisions in relation to COVID-19 pandemic.

  1. Cabinet granted approval for persons with a travel history which includes Iran to be quarantined for fourteen (14) days.
  2. Approval was granted to continue quarantine requirements for persons with a travel history that includes the following countries, for 14 days: China, South Korea and Italy.
  3. Approval was granted to discontinue quarantine requirements for persons travelling from the following countries: Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.
  4. Approval was granted to implement active surveillance of persons with a travel history that includes countries  with community transmission.
  5. Quarantine of non-residents will be at the cost of the traveler.
  6. Social distancing and limits on mass gatherings will be considered.
  7. Non-essential travel is not advised at this time.

Stay tuned for more updates on travel restrictions and screening procedures throughout Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.


SOURCE: Agency For Public Information