Caribbean locations proceed to react to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with some closing their borders and others implementing journey restrictions. Right here’s the newest…
Anguilla has no confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 inside its borders. As of 11:59 pm on March 20, Anguilla closed its airports and seaports for 14 days for all passenger actions. All individuals arriving in Anguilla who’ve travelled exterior of the Caribbean Area inside the final 14 days will probably be quarantined for 14 days on their arrival.
Antigua and Barbuda
Starting Thursday, March 26 at eight p.m. native time, the V.C. Chook Worldwide Airport on Antigua will near all worldwide industrial flights originating in North America and Europe. After Thursday, industrial airways will have the ability to fly in empty planes for the only goal of repatriating residents. The vacation spot has recorded three confirmed circumstances of coronavirus; all are in isolation and have both traveled from the U.S. or U.Okay.
From March 24, the prime minister of the Bahamas closed all airports to incoming worldwide flights carrying guests and closed all seaports to worldwide and regional seafaring and personal boating. The order additionally imposes a 24/7 nationwide stay-at-home order.
Barbados has 18 confirmed circumstances coronavirus inside its borders and has confirmed one case aboard a cruise ship in Barbadian waters. On March 22, the federal government of Barbados introduced that American Airways flights will resume on Thursday, March 26, with two flights from Miami to Barbados and one flight from Charlotte to Barbados till Wednesday, April 1. It additionally introduced that JetBlue will present a direct flight on Saturdays from New York for an undetermined period of time. All guests arriving from america, United Kingdom, and Europe will probably be topic to a 14-day quarantine.
British Virgin Islands
As of March 22, entry by sea or air for all passengers is prohibited for 14 days. The BVI has no confirmed circumstances of coronavirus.
Began March 24, all vacationers in Cuba will probably be quarantined inside inns or home-stay places, till they’ve secured journey exterior of Cuba. The borders are closed to all non-residents. Cuba has solely reported a complete of 5 circumstances of COVID-19.
Dominica has no journey restrictions from the U.S. or Europe; arriving vacationers will probably be required to finish a well being declaration kind and will probably be screened for physique temperature. If decided obligatory, anybody exhibiting signs or who has been to an affected space prior to now 14 days could also be positioned in 14-day house quarantine. The island has seven confirmed circumstances of COVID-19.
The Dominican Republic has 392 confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 and 10 confirmed deaths. On March 19, the president of the Dominican Republic suspended the arrival of incoming passengers and has successfully closed the borders of the Dominican Republic for an preliminary interval of 15 days. Flights to the U.S. can be found by Jet Blue and Delta.
Worldwide vacationers to Grenada who’ve been to Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Iran, Italy or Germany within the final 14 days are topic to quarantine or different restrictions. Grenada has one confirmed case of COVID-19 inside its borders.
Guadeloupe, St. Barth’s and St. Martin
Guadeloupe has 76 confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 inside its borders; St. Barth’s has three; and St. Martin has eight. From March 23 to April 15, worldwide industrial flights and flights between France, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Reunion, Mayotte, St. Martin and St Barth’s are prohibited apart from important functions.
In accordance to the French Authorities journey restrictions, Martinique Worldwide Airport isn’t permitting inbound flight anymore (leisure, household go to and so on.) to the Island. The Martinique Port Authority has stopped all cruise calls scheduled for the season. Attributable to journey restrictions, most inns and villa leases are bringing their actions to an in depth, whereas ready for the departure of their final company. No new visitor will probably be allowed, and all of the facilities similar to swimming pools, spa and different actions are closed to the general public. Martinique has 66 confirmed circumstances.
Monserrat has one confirmed case of coronavirus and has begun extra screening of any foreigners who’ve been in mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Iran and Italy through the previous 14 days.
St. Kitts and Nevis
The Authorities of St. Kitts and Nevis introduced that every one borders will probably be closed from 11:59 pm, on March 25 and can stay so, till April 7. Particular provisions will probably be made for cargo vessels and medical plane. There are two confirmed circumstances on the islands.
On March 23, St. Lucia’s airports closed to all incoming industrial and personal flights till April 5. The island has three confirmed circumstances of coronavirus.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
As of March 23, passengers arriving from China, the European Union, Iran, South Korea, the UK, and america are required to quarantine for 14 days. There’s one confirmed case of COVID-19 within the vacation spot.
Aruba, the Cayman Islands, St. Maarten and Trinidad stay closed to guests for one to 3 extra weeks, after closing their borders March 16.
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