Yacht quarantine now allowed in St. Vincent

By Demion McTair. Updated 4:50 a.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – As the country announces plans for July arrivals, Minister of Health, Senator Luke Browne says that persons will be allowed to quarantine on yachts.

“Effective today, persons will now be able to quarantine on yachts, whereas before, they had to come ashore for quarantine” – Browne told Parliament on Monday (June 22).

The onboard quarantine on yachts is one of a few recently approved protocols by Cabinet, Browne says.

Another recently approved protocol is for work in quarantine where professionals can travel to St. Vincent to render their services.

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