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PM ON RUN ON SHOPS AFTER BRIEF CURFEW REPRIEVE

Prime minister Allen Chastanet says his administration is trying to learn from the best practices of countries around the world in response to the covid-19 crisis. Saint Lucians broke protocol on Thursday, after overwhelming community shops and mini-marts, after word of a temporary let-up of the 24 hour curfew by …

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JOSEPH URGES CITIZENS TO TAKE COVID THREAT SERIOUSLY

The decision to grant a window of opportunity for small shops and mini-marts to operate on Thursday, resulted in hordes descending on the small establishments. Now, minister for economic development Guy Joseph says the possibility of a second shopping day during the rest of the lock-down might be off the …

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EX JIICA VOLUNTEER WARNS AGAINST LAX SOCIAL DISTANCING

A country of over 126 million inhabitants, japan has been able to keep its number of covid-19 cases to under 3,000. A former JIICA volunteer to Saint Lucia currently in japan spoke to HTS news4orce about the structures put in place to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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311 HOTLINE STRAINED BY UNNECESSARY CALLS

The national emergency management organization (NEMO) is appealing to the public to use the 311 hot-line for its intended purpose. The lines have been jammed due to a high volume of calls, some of which were unnecessary.

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DEBATE OVER THE USE OF MASKS RAGES ON

The debate over the effectiveness of face-masks for the general public, against the spread of the Covid -19 virus rages on. Epidemiologists, physicians and other medical professionals are divided over the issue. However, some countries are swearing by the positive results of the universal use of masks in public.

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NYC LAUDS FLOW E LEARNING STUDY PLATFORM

Telecoms provider flow is assisting students with their classroom work via a virtual study platform as the covid-19 crisis negatively impacts the education system. The e-learning platform has received a ringing endorsement from the national students council.

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PM VOWS TO PROTECT ECONOMIC INTERESTS OF CITIZENS

The 24-7 curfew is in full-effect. Day one of the nation-wide shut down was punctuated by deserted streets, police officers on the beat and long queues at designated petrol stations for essential services. Prime minister Allen Chastanet stresses that he was left with no choice, but to have the majority …

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HOTLINE FOR COVID-19

Saint Lucians can now stay informed and get accurate and reliable information about covid-19 through the use of the “311” platform.

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CMO WARNS OF THOUSANDS OF COVID-19 CASES

Public health officials warn that a failure to act could lead to an exponential explosion in Covid-19 cases in Saint Lucia. Just one infected person can transmit the virus to at least 2 to 3 people, based on contact with 10 to 20 people. Therefore, officials say they are taking …

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