No Planned or Scheduled Lockdown Issued by Government

August 11, 2020 3:37 am

POND ISLAND -- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Richard Panneflek hereby informs the general public that the government has not taken a decision to issue a planned lockdown, contrary to rumors circulating within the community.

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For your safety, the safety of your loved ones, and our community, follow the mandatory regulations implemented in order to flatten the curve and reduce the further spread of the COVID-19 virus on St. Maarten. The public is reminded that flattening the curve is highly dependent on the behaviors of members of the community.