Barbados: There is an extension of the existing Lockdown in Barbados from January 14 until January 31. The Lockdown was implemented on January 2.
The purpose of extended Lockdown
Day by day, there are increasing cases of COVID-19 reports in Barbados. Now the Lockdown is intended to stop the activity that can spread deadly coronavirus. The expansion of the curfew will decrease mobs’ gathering, which might also generate conditions for expanded COVID-19 infections.
Barbadians to get sooner results of COVID-19
Citizens of Barbados and visitants should expect some easing soon from the delays in obtaining their COVID-19 test outcomes, announces Senior Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health & Wellness, Dr. Anton Best.
A Facebook user commented, “Blessings, I thinķ the time should go to midnight to allow places that sell food like baxters road and restaurants to function properly once protocols are followed.”
On the other hand, the Government of Barbados postpones the reintroduction of alphabetical shopping. Dr. Jerome Walcott, Foreign Minister Senator, revealed, “We’ve learned the views of all sides – Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP), trade unions, the private sector associations. The sub-committee deliberated and agreed after examining all of the matters raised and the issues and concerns. The initiation of shopping utilizing the alphabet would not be acquainted at this time. That, it was not required at this need of the hour to pursue that.”
Scholarships for Doctoral degrees
The Economic Affairs Division, Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs, Investment, in its position as the National Liaison Office for the Organization of American States (OAS), is encouraging various people of the community to apply for scholarships for Masters and Doctoral degrees. It can enhance the growth of education in the nation. It will increase the number of possibilities for those brilliant students who are unable to complete their studies due to lack of capital.
Following precautions can restrict the spreading of deadly coronavirus. Wearing masks, using sanitizers, and social distancing is the key to fighting this coronavirus.