BREAKING: Health Ministry advises against Physical Easter Church Services and General Social Gatherings

By Demion McTair Updated 8:37 p.m., Sunday, 5 April 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)

Kingstown (ON SVG) – The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, in an advisory issued on Sunday has advised against physical church gatherings and other public gathering activities for the Easter weekend.

The advisory stated that there are to be no boat rides, picnics, goat cooks, beach and river outings, parties and other gathering.

The move comes as the country aims to contain any spread of Covid-19. So far, there have been seven confirmed cases. One person has recovered, leaving 6 active cases up to press time.

See attached advisory:


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