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MINISTRY OF HEALTH ADDRESSES INTERNATIONAL REPORTS OF ADVERSE REACTIONS TO COVID-19 VACCINE

VACCINATION PROGRAMME CONTINUES The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) has issued a statement on the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, following international reports of blood clots and low platelets in a very small number of people receiving their first dose of the Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccine. The Ministry’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. …

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DETAILS OF COVID-19 RELIEF FROM THE SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Thursday March 11, 2021, GIU, Montserrat–The Department of Social Services in the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) is providing the public with a further update on the process for the ongoing roll out of COVID-19 economic support.   On February 23, 2021, Government announced the Unemployment Support Programme as one of the packages …

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NO ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES ON MONTSERRAT – All Persons Recovered from COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Social Services is today confirming the recovery of Montserrat’s last four (4) confirmed cases of COVID -19. This means that there are no active cases of COVID-19 on the island. Seven individuals were confirmed positive during this last outbreak, which began on February 5, 2021.  All individuals suffered mild symptoms …

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Montserrat Receives Critical Personal Protective Equipment for Frontline Workers

The Government of Montserrat has received a shipment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support its national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The consignment of supplies was procured through funding from the European Union (EU) through the 11th  European Development Fund (EDF) Programme of Support for Health Security Strengthening for Prevention and Control of Outbreaks of Communicable Diseases in the Caribbean which is being implemented by the Caribbean Public Health Agency …

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COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Businesses, Schools & Religious Establishments Allowed To Operate  The Government of Montserrat has decided to lift the curfew and ease the restrictions which were implemented in early February following the confirmation of active COVID-19 cases on the island. The new regulations, under the Public Health (COVID-19 Suppression) (No.10) Order, S.R.O. 15 of 2021 takes effect …

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GOVERNMENT COVID-19 SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR RESIDENTS & CHILDREN

As part of efforts to cushion the economic impact on residents, brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent response measures, the Ministry of Health and Social Services, with funding through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MoFEM) will be implementing several packages of assistance. The packages which will be offered include, ‘unemployment support’, …

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Vaccine Registration to Close

Wednesday, 24 February –   The Ministry of Health and Social Services is today announcing that individuals wishing to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus must register to receive their first dose of the vaccine by March 31st 2021.   The Ministry of Health indicated that this cut- off date is necessary to accommodate the vaccine’s …

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24-HOUR DAILY CURFEW TO BE EXTENDED FOR 7 DAYS STARTING FEBRUARY 21, 2021

The Government of Montserrat will be extending the 24-hour daily curfew, which initially took effect on February 11, 2021, for seven more days, with a few amendments. Effective Sunday February 21, 2021 to Sunday February 28, 2021 at 5:00a.m. banks, gas stations, supermarkets and money transfer businesses will be allowed to operate until 4:00p.m. daily. …

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