Filter for Grenada Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-08-01 Out Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
From August 1, the airport will accept international flights from countries listed as medium-risk, such as Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries in the European Union.
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2020-08-01 Out Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
The government said that only chartered flights would be accommodated from all other countries not mentioned, until further notice and that Grenadians and visitors wishing to charter a flight from any country, in the interim, must do so through a private entity.
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2020-08-01 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From August 1st, the airport will accept international flights, from countries listed as Medium-risk, such as Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries in the European Union.
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2020-07-15 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From July 15th, 2020, the airport will accept Commercial Flights from countries across the Caribbean region, viewed as Low-risk.
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2020-07-15 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From July 15, the airport will accept commercial flights from countries across the Caribbean region, viewed as low-risk
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2020-07-15 Out Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
From July 15, the airport will accept commercial flights from countries across the Caribbean region, viewed as low-risk
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2020-07-06 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Please note that the curfew has been lifted.
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2020-07-06 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The new Emergency Powers, Covid-19 Regulations, which will apply from 7:00 a.m. on the 7th day of July, 2020 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on the 14th day of July, 2020.
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2020-07-01 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
the initial July 1st date indicated for the commercial reopening of Grenada’s borders had to be postponed because of the heightened risks seen in some major source markets
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2020-06-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
A curfew is imposed 7am, 23rd June, ending at 7am 30th of June. During this period every person shall remain confined to their place of residence (inclusive of their yard space) to avoid contact outside of their household
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2020-06-22 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
No prison visits, or to quarantine facilities, nursing homes with strict restrictions
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2020-06-22 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Educational places of instruction may operate as authorised by the Cabinet
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2020-06-22 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Limit on 50 people gathering
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2020-06-22 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
except with the prior written permission of the Airports Authority, all airports including private airports and fixed-base operations (FBOs) shall be closed to incoming international flights carrying any passenger
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2020-06-22 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Operators of motor omnibuses, hiring cars and taxis may operate
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2020-06-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
non-essential businesses and offices may continue their business operations by allowing their employees to work remotely from home, or if they cannot, the business cannot operate
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2020-06-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
most businesses allowed to open from 8am-7pm (see list for details)
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2020-06-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Religious institutions may operate, and conduct funerals and weddings
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2020-06-22 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
all seaports shall be closed to regional and international seafaring and no person shall be permitted to enter and disembark for any reason, including transiting through the State of Grenada private boating
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2020-06-22 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
domestic travel restrictions in place, land and sea transport (inc private)
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2020-06-22 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Every person shall, whenever he is outside of his place of residence, wear a mask or suitable covering over his nose and mouth.
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2020-06-22 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
No prison visits, or to quarantine facilities, nursing homes with strict restrictions
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2020-06-22 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
social distancing to be adhered to: one person for every 30 sq ft of store space
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2020-06-09 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
update in the curfew hours for the period Tuesday, 9th of June, from 7:00 a.m. and ending at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 16th of June, 2020.
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2020-06-09 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Beach hours are now 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Businesses that have already been authorised to operate may do so until 7:00 p.m. daily.
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2020-06-09 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Gyms and Fitness Centres allowed to open
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2020-06-05 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Protocol established for the reopening of churches
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2020-05-26 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Guidelines Protocol for the Reopening of Schools
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2020-05-26 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
all Retail Stores, all licensed establishments in the Beautification Industry will be permitted to open during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on business days.
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2020-05-25 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The general public is hereby informed that both ferry services between Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Osprey Lines Express and Dolly C, will resume with limited operation effective Monday, 25th May, 2020.
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2020-05-19 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
The Government of Grenada announces that the curfew, which is due to end on Tuesday, May 19th, at 7:00 a.m., is extended to 7:00 a.m. next Tuesday, May 26th. During this period, every person shall remain confined to his place of residence (inclusive of his yard space), to avoid contact outside of the household, except as provided in the Regulations or as may be authorised in writing by the Commissioner of Police, acting on the direction of the Cabinet.
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2020-05-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The Government of Grenada has approved a plan to facilitate the entry of yachts into the tri island state to protect them during the hurricane season, which, in turn, will also give our yachting sector a much needed economic boost, as it does annually.
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2020-05-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
$10 million expected to cushion the fallout being experienced by those who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19 being paid in unemployment
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2020-05-15 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Media Campaign for International Day of Families: promotes ways in which family members can connect with each other, while following physical/social distancing and COVID-related guidelines.
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2020-05-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
more funding made available to small businesses (up to $40,000)
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2020-05-11 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
"effective, Monday, May 11, 2020, every day will be a designated business day". What this essentially means, is that the businesses already granted permission to operate, can do so on every day of the week
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2020-05-05 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
The Government of Grenada announces that the curfew, which is due to end on Tuesday, May 5th, at 7:00 a.m., is now extended to next Tuesday, May 12th, at 7:00 a.m. During this period, every person shall remain confined to their place of residence (inclusive of their yard space), to avoid contact outside of their household, except as provided in the Regulations or as may be authorised in writing by the Commissioner of Police, acting on the direction of the Cabinet.
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2020-05-02 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
government facilitates emergency shipment of feed for poultry producers
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2020-04-27 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
new curfew period, beginning on Monday, 27th of April, at 7:00 p.m., and ending on Tuesday, 5th of May, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. very person shall remain confined to their place of residence (inclusive of their yard space), to avoid contact outside of their household, except as provided in the Regulations or as may be authorised in writing by the Commissioner of Police, acting on the direction of the Cabinet.
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2020-04-23 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
task force for reactivation of economy
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2020-04-16 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
extension of schools closure: Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Religious Affairs and Information hereby informs the public that all schools, in the State of Grenada, will remain closed until further notice, as we enter the 2020 Trinity Term.
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2020-04-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Grenada Bankers Association to re-open banks to provide limited services to the public during the current State of Emergency.
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2020-04-08 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
COVID-19 National Food Security Mitigation and Response Plan will provide relief through a number of activities
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2020-04-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
deadlines for Filing and Paying PAYE and Gaming Tax are extended
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Monetary Council agreed to temporarily reduce the Discount Rate to 2% to provide what it terms, "low-cost short-term credit"; Monetary Council also noted the increased credit allocation recently approved by the board. The decision makes an additional $138.1 million available to member Governments.
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2020-03-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
land Revenue Division (IRD) wishes to advise the public that pursuant to Section 26 of the Tax Administration Act 2016, all filing deadlines due on the 30th and 31st March 2020 have been extended to April 30th 2020.
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2020-03-30 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
mandatory curfew will be imposed beginning from 7:00 p.m. on Mo every person shall remain confined to their place of residence (inclusive of their yard space), to avoid contact outside of their household; except as provided in the Regulations or as may be authorized in writing by the Commissioner of Police.nday, March 30th, 2020, and ending at 7 p.m. on the 6th day of April 2020.This means that you are not permitted to go to the beach, go for a walk or visit your neighbour.You are only to leave for food or medical emergency, and grocery stores and shops will be open, but only on specified days.One person from each household shall be allowed to leave their residence once during a grocery day to attend shops which sell groceries, grocery stores and or supermarket in their own Parish. Any vehicle used during this period for this purpose must, where the vehicle is an omnibus carry only one person in a row of seats, and where the vehicle is a car shall only carry one person other than the driver. There shall be no for-hire vehicles used for this purpose.
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
There shall be no sale and consumption of alcohol in or in the vicinity of any shop, grocery store, or Supermarket or in any public place.If the manager, owner or other person in charge of any shop which sell groceries, grocery store or supermarket, or any employee of any of these entities, aids, abets or facilitates the breach of any regulation, without prejudice to any other penalty in law, the shop, grocery store or supermarket will be immediately closed.
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2020-03-25 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Limited State of Emergency for the next 21 days. will take effect from 6:00 p.m. today, and will put a limit on a wide range of normal activities.Citizens will be allowed, between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., to leave their homes only to conduct certain designated activities.
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2020-03-25 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
launch of the Ministry of Education’s Spice Math and M-Star Learning Support Platform for teachers, students and parents tonight (Wednesday March 25, 2020)
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2020-03-25 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
7pm-5am
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Government of Grenada, COVID-19 Economic Support Secretariat, (CESS) has officially been established to implement the Economic Stimulus packag
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government of Grenada, COVID-19 Economic Support Secretariat, (CESS) has officially been established to implement the Economic Stimulus package announced in the National Address by Dr. the Right Honorable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister, on March 20, 2020.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
the Government of Grenada announces that effective 11:59 p.m. Monday March 23 2020, no crew member of commercial vessels will be allowed or granted "Shore Leave."
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
ffective 11:59 p.m. Monday March 23 2020, no crew member of commercial vessels will be allowed or granted "Shore Leave."
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
$20 million worth of payroll support; Adjust the small hoteliers’ facility at Grenada Development Bank to support all hoteliers by injecting an additional $7 million; Work with the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) to provide unemployment benefits support due to the fallout of this pandemic initially estimated at $10 million; Suspend the two percent increase in NIS payments for the period; Encourage the trade union movement to work with the business community; Expand the public sector investment programmes; Suspend the monthly advance payment on Corporate Income Tax; Suspend the installment payments on the Annual Stamp Tax; Expand the small business soft lending facility at the Grenada Development Bank by an additional $5 million; Place on the price control list certain cleaning items to prevent price gouging at this time; Follow all necessary exemption protocols to provide incentives to private labs and medical facilities procuring items to support the fight against COVID-19; Increase farm labor support to immediately boost agricultural production islandwide; the government commits to ensuring that the cost of electricity will be reduced by 30 percent for March, April, and May in the first instance, to all consumers; Our financial institutions have also agreed, in principle, to provide a moratorium on principal and interest payments to their clients on the condition, for the three months in question, in the first instance.
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2020-03-19 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
before disembarking, every passenger is required to complete a declaration form on his/her health status. You are also required to check in daily with the Ministry of Health, regardless of your point of origin. Additionally, you will be quarantined or isolated, if you become symptomatic during your stay.
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
You will be quarantined for a period of 14 days upon arrival into Grenada, if you are a Grenadian National or Resident.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
If you are NOT a Grenadian National, and in the last 14 days you have been to Iran, South Korea, China, or anywhere in Europe (including the UK), you will be refused entry into the country. If you are arriving from any other destination, you will be screened upon entry, and quarantined for 14 days.
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2020-03-18 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
CLOSURE OF CONSTITUENCY OFFICES
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Criminal Courts have agreed to adjourn ongoing criminal trials until further notice, and discharge the jury on those matters
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
passengers will not be allowed to disembark from ANY cruise ship on the shores of Grenada, until further notice.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
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2020-03-13 In Public health measures: General recommendations
he Ministry of Health, Government of Grenada, is requesting that the general population considers suspending, with immediate effect, all public and other social gatherings, such as cultural, religious and sporting events, cinemas and other places that cannot guarantee a minimum of six (6) feet of social distancing. avoid public transportation
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All youth development, cultural, and sporting activities postponed due to the threat of COVID-19 Virus
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2020-03-09 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
A person who has travelled into the State of Grenada on or after the 9th day of March, 2020 shall immediately place himself in self-isolation for not less than fourteen days from his date of arrival, and immediately notify a police station in his parish in accordance with the Parish Boundaries Act, Chapter 224.
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2020-03-09 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Quarantined people must install surveillance mobile application as pre-approved by the Ministry of Health
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2020-03-04 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Additional supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are being purchased to ensure that persons on the frontline of the preventive effort are properly protected and their level of exposure is minimal. We have also obtained thousands of masks, some of which are being distributed to our students in China, and arrangements are being made to transport the remainder to Grenada.
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2020-03-04 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
A COVID-19 Coordinator, in the person of Dr. George Mitchell, has been appointed to manage the activities of all stakeholders, as they relate to the disease.The Sanitary Authority has been activated under the Acting Chief Medical Officer and is responsible for directing and mandating all technical-related activities relevant to COVID-19.
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2020-03-04 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government has now made available an additional $2 million to bolster our COVID-19 preparedness actions
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2020-03-03 In Public health measures: General recommendations
The MOH advises people who develop a fever, cough or shortness of breath within 14 days of visiting the above listed countries, to contact their family doctor and the Health authorities on 440-2649 during regular working hours (i.e., 8:00am–4:00pm), 417-1079, or 417-2562 after regular working hours, weekends and holidays. These travelers are advised to refrain from visiting health centers or the casualty department in the first instance. The general public is reminded to take the necessary precautions for prevention of respiratory infections:
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2020-03-01 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
health team prepares for covid 19
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