Update COVID-19: Prime Minister announces new measures

WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath announced new measures in the fight against the coronavirus today during the daily briefing. Starting today all shops must be closed at 20:00, except restaurants and BBQ trucks. Supermarkets, and mini markets must close at 8pm. Prime Minister also said that no one can sit and eat at a restaurant or one of the BBQ trucks. Only take away!

Rhuggenaath also said that the support package may be disappointing for many as has been expressed, but this is only the beginning for the first few months. “We take into account the circumstances of the moment and will come with more relief measures if necessary,” said the Premier.

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