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New COVID-19 Guidelines to Facilitate Entertainment Industry and Mass Gatherings

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By Kevon Browne

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Entertainment Stakeholders engaged in a meeting with the Health Emergency Operations Center, and other government officials, to address how the current COVID-19 protocols have adversely affected the entertainment industry within the federations.

In invited comments on Wednesday (December 9), President of the Professional Association for Creativity & Entertainment (PACE) Azem Bailey, gave a snapshot of what the discussions yielded.

As Bailey stated, new protocols will be introduced and made public at the December 9 NEOC press briefing.

The new guidelines are expected in the state of emergency regulations which are slated to expire on December 31.

The question then becomes, will the newly passed COVID-19 Control and Prevention Bill 2020 be in need of an amendment to include these new guidelines as they relate to mass gatherings?

Bailey indicated that he is unsure what the new guidelines mean for Christmas/Carnival Activities.

When asked about whether the recently dubbed ‘black market event’ was addressed, he had this to say:

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