Day: March 28, 2020

Caribbean: Border Closures, Travel Restrictions And COVID Cases

Caribbean destinations proceed to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with some closing their borders and many others utilizing vacation limitations. Here’s the latest…

Anguilla

Anguilla has no confirmed scenarios of COVID-19 in just its borders. As of eleven:fifty nine pm on March twenty, Anguilla closed its airports and seaports for fourteen times for all passenger actions. All people arriving in Anguilla who have travelled outdoors of the Caribbean Location in just the past fourteen times will be quarantined for fourteen times on their arrival.

Antigua and Barbuda

Commencing Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m. area time, the V.C. Hen Global Airport on Antigua will shut to all worldwide industrial flights originating in North America and Europe. Soon after Thursday, industrial airlines will be in a position to fly in empty planes for the sole intent of repatriating citizens. The destination has recorded three confirmed scenarios of coronavirus all are in isolation and have possibly traveled from the U.S. or U.K.

The Bahamas 

From March 24, the prime minister of the Bahamas closed all airports to incoming worldwide flights carrying visitors and closed all seaports to worldwide and regional seafaring and non-public boating. The get also imposes a 24/7 nationwide continue to be-at-home get.

Barbados

Barbados has eighteen confirmed scenarios coronavirus in just its borders and has confirmed a person circumstance aboard a cruise ship in Barbadian waters. On March 22, the governing administration of Barbados declared that American Airlines flights will resume on Thursday, March 26, with two flights from Miami to Barbados and a person flight from Charlotte to Barbados right until Wednesday, April 1. It also declared that JetBlue will give a immediate flight on Saturdays from New York for an undetermined volume of time. All guests arriving from the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe will be topic to a fourteen-working day quarantine.

British Virgin Islands

As of March 22, entry by sea or air for all travellers is prohibited for fourteen times. The BVI has no confirmed scenarios of coronavirus.

Cuba

Began March 24, all tourists in Cuba will be quarantined inside inns or home-continue to be spots, until they have secured vacation outdoors of Cuba. The borders are closed to all non-residents. Cuba has only noted a full of five scenarios of COVID-19. 

Dominica

Dominica has no vacation limitations from the U.S. or Europe arriving tourists will be necessary to total a wellness declaration form and will be screened for system temperature. If determined needed, anybody displaying indications or who has been to an afflicted area in the past fourteen times may perhaps be placed in fourteen-working day home quarantine. The island has seven confirmed scenarios of COVID-19.

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has 392 confirmed scenarios of COVID-19 and 10 confirmed fatalities. On March 19, the president of the Dominican Republic suspended the arrival of incoming travellers and has efficiently closed the borders of the Dominican Republic for an initial period of fifteen times. Flights to the U.S. are offered via Jet Blue