The Cabinet on Montserrat held a virtual meeting on Monday March 23, 2020 as a means of adhering to social distancing among Cabinet members.
This approach was introduced to protect members of Cabinet from contracting or spreading the coronavirus, and also to exemplify our key messages . At that meeting, Cabinet was also informed of that eight new COVID - 19 samples were sent off to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARHPA) on Monday for investigation. In anticipation of those results, Cabinet agreed on a number of new measures which will be implemented depending on the outcome of those results. Cabinet further advised the Attorney General to prepare provisional draft orders for new measures to be implemented.
The results are expected either today Tuesday March 24, or Wednesday March 25. Following this, new measures will be announced and publicized.