Friday 25 September, 2020

Police break up COVID parties, plead for compliance

With the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases police are once again asking citizens to adhere to the regulations set out in the Public Health Ordinance. 

On Friday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced that with the spikes over the last two weeks, gatherings have been reduced from groups of 25 to groups of ten. 

Yet despite this, Northern Division police had to break up at least two birthday parties in the Malabar community on Sunday night. 

Over 100 people were at these events, Loop News was told, most of which were not wearing masks. There was also no social distancing. 

Police warned hosts at the two events, who proceeded to break up the parties. 

There was no resistance to the orders to comply to the Ordinance and as a result, no one was held. 

However, police are once again reminding citizens that the virility of the virus poses an extreme risk, and that they should adhere to the Ordinance as best as possible, for their own safety, or face the ramifications. 

The two parties were broken up between 10pm on Saturday and 2am yesterday, during a police operation supervised by Snr Sup Ramkhelawan. 

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