1. The Accident and Emergency Department is back online after last night’s temporary closure. The Ministry takes this opportunity to reiterate that anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms should call the COVID-19 hotline (534-HEAL i.e. 534-4325) for medical advice or guidance.
2. The government is working on a multi-million dollar stimulus package as part of the response to COVID-19.
3.40 additional nurses to be hired for deployment to hotels and ports of entry to strengthen screening, surveillance and medical support as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be an orientation meeting this morning at the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Environment.
4. The Health Emergency Operating Centre has been activated under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer.
5. There Will be a meeting of all Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Department this morning at 9 am to discuss the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, under the Chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary.