Basseterre,St.Kitts May 8 2020 (SKNVIBES)

The fight against the Covid-19 global pandemic in St. Kitts and Nevis is far from over, but on advice of the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Hazel Laws, there has been a gradual relaxation of the strict guidelines of Emergency Powers (Covid-19) Regulations.The relaxation which will continue the process of gradually opening the Federation to more economic and social activities will, among others, allow citizens and residents limited access to beaches for swimming and exercising but without beach parties or picnics effective Monday May 11, five days a week – Monday to Friday.

This was revealed by Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris on Thursday evening May 7 when he announced further Regulations for the next two weeks from Saturday May 9 to Saturday May 23 which will be published under Statutory Rules and Orders (SR&O) Number 16 of 2020 Emergency Powers (Covid-19) Regulations. Prime Minister Harris, who was delivering a national address on ZIZ TV and Radio and other media outlets.