IMPLICATIONS OF THE COVID-19 IN THE CARIBBEAN (UPDATE N°28 May 19th to June 11th, 2021)

ARUBA

On May 25, 2021, the Government of Aruba adopted the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, among others:

  • The Curfew was eliminated
  • Closing Time of establishments at 11:00 PM was maintained

The prohibition of entry to the island of travellers from Brazil and South Africa is maintained.

The protocol and requirements for entry to Aruba established previously are maintained, travellers must to:

  • Apply for the ED Card online
  • Show a negative COVID-19 molecular test
  • Get a health insurance policy
  • Show the Yellow Fever Vaccination Record, if applicable.

Travellers who do not show a negative PCR test result before traveling to Aruba, as part of the online ED Card process, will receive a mandatory PCR test at the airport when they arrive on the island. Travelers will serve a mandatory quarantine in the reserved accommodations while the test results are evaluated.

Visitors should download the Aruba Department of Public Health app prior to travel which will allow you to obtain information on COVID-19 health procedures and obtain the results of COVID-19 molecular PCR tests performed faster.

The restrictions and protocols related with the prevention of the spread the COVID 19 announced by the authorities at all Ports remain applicable and compulsory (please see last update).

Crew change is allowed under specific conditions (Please check last update).

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

BAHAMAS

The government of the Bahamas maintains the protocol and requirements previously established for the entry of travellers to the island:

  • All persons traveling to the Bahamas must obtain a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than 5 days prior of the arrival
  • Once a negative in a COVID-19 RT-PCR test has been obtained, the health visa must be applied for to travel to the Bahamas on the web: https://travel.gov.bs
  • Starting on June 1st, Fully vaccinated travellers are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test before entry, submit to rapid testing mandates or complete the daily health questionnaire during their stay. The only entry formality required is to obtain a Bahamas Travel Health Visa within five days of travel.
  • Fully vaccinated travellers must carry valid proof of vaccination. The vaccination test must confirm that they have exceeded the two-week period of immunity.
  • The status of the visa application must be verified in order to travel.
  • Travelers must print the approved travel visa response (green) issued electronically.
  • All visitors arriving in the Bahamas must take out health insurance coverage when applying for the Health Visa to travel to the Bahamas.
  • All persons entering the Bahamas or traveling between islands from Nassau and Paradise Island or Grand Bahama Island, and staying at their destination for more than 4 nights and 5 days will be required to take a rapid antigen test for COVID-19 (If applicable).
  • All persons traveling to and through the Bahamas will be required to complete a short health survey daily, which must be completed on arrival and each day thereafter for a maximum of 14 days, or the duration of their stay, whichever be shorter.

The ban on Travelers from Haiti for 30 days, issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Bahamas from May 12, 2021 remains in force.

The restrictions and protocols related with the prevention of the spread the COVID 19 announced by the authorities at all Ports remain applicable and compulsory (please see last update).

Crew changes is allowed.

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

BERMUDA

Travellers to Bermuda must follow the requirements set-out in the Quarantine (COVID-19) (No.3) Order 2020.

Both visitors and residents must apply for a Bermuda COVID-19 Travel Authorisation 1 to 3 days before departure and cannot travel to Bermuda without this approval. Submission within 24 hours of your travel date will not be approved. To obtain the corresponding approval, visitors must provide proof of valid negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 5 days before arrival. Other types of tests for COVID-19 will not be accepted.

The Bermuda government provision of May 4, 2021 regarding to compliance with quarantine in their accommodation for 14 days to travellers to Bermuda arriving from Brazil, India or South Africa or who have visited Brazil, India or South Africa in the 14 days before arriving in Bermuda is maintained. They may only be released from quarantine after receiving a negative result from the Day 14 COVID-19 test.

Likewise, it was reported that immunised travellers to Bermuda must follow the requirements set-out in the Quarantine (COVID-19) (No.3) Order 2020.

An immunised traveller is someone who has received appropriate doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and there is two weeks since the last dose.

Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority implemented restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID 19, which must be complied with by all vessels that arrive at its ports. (See previous updates).

Crew changes is allowed with restrictions.

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

BONAIRE

Edison Rijna, Lieutenant Governor of Bonaire, in a speech to the country on May 27, 2021, announced followings relaxations to prevent the spread of Covid-19:

The risk level will be reduced from 3 to 2. This phase is valid for four weeks until Thursday June, 24, 2021. After this period, we will see what needs to be done again.

These are the key changes:

  • 25 people can meet in private meetings.
  • Restaurants, gyms, churches, saunas, casinos, and cinemas can return to normal capacity. They must take into account the distance between people.
  • Sports are possible with an audience, up to 50% of the capacity of the location.
  • He also informed that there would be new conditions for entry to Bonaire.

The Government of Bonaire established a classification of countries according to the risk of contagion by Covid-19.

Countries classified as low risk are: Saba, Sint Eustatius, Australia, China, Finland, Greece (North Aegean, South Aegean and Ionian Islands only), Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy (the island of Sicily only), Malta, New Zealand, Norway (except Oslo and Agder province), Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Spain (Balearic and Canary Islands only), Thailand and South Korea.

Countries that were not mentioned in the classification of low-risk countries are included in the classification of high-risk countries.

Travelers to Bonaire from low risk countries do not have to show a negative NAAT test (PCR) nor do they have to present a negative antigen test / rapid test.

Travelers to Bonaire from high-risk countries must meet the following requirements:

Travelers can only travel to Bonaire with a negative coronavirus test. 1. A negative NAAT test (PCR) result, from a test taken within 24 hours prior to departure, or 2. A negative NAAT test (PCR) result, from a test performed within 72 hours prior to arrival in Bonaire and an antigen test upon arrival. If a Traveller arrives in Bonaire without the required negative test result, she will immediately have to go into quarantine for ten days at her own cost and at a designated place for that purpose.

On June 1, 2021, arriving Travelers may be tested for antigens at the Bonaire airport. If a passenger tests positive, he must enter mandatory isolation.

If you are traveling to Bonaire from Aruba, Curacao or Saint Martin, you are required to submit a negative NAAT test (PCR) result from a test performed within 72 hours prior to arrival in Bonaire. However, you do not need a negative antigen / rapid test to enter Bonaire.

An additional requirement will apply to Travelers from very high risk countries such as Latin America, Suriname, India and South Africa. Upon arrival in Bonaire, they will have to quarantine for ten days. On day 5 of quarantine you can do a PCR test in the test lane of the Department of Public Health (note: the day of arrival is day 0), if the test result is negative you can leave the quarantine.

On June 1, 2021, Travelers arriving to Bonaire from Curaçao and Aruba and who are fully vaccinated do not have to undergo a coronavirus test at all. The final inoculation must have been administered at least 14 days before. Travelers must be able to prove this by presenting an original vaccination card issued by the appropriate health authority.

All Travelers to Bonaire must submit a completed health declaration form to the Department of Public Health between 72 hours and 48 hours prior to departure. This can be done at: www.bonairepublichealth.org

Printed health declaration, coronavirus test result, and vaccination card (if applicable) must be presented at check-in, boarding, and upon arrival in Bonaire.

At the time of departure to Bonaire, Travelers must be free of any symptoms related to COVID-19. Additionally, Travelers must not have been in direct contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient in the last 14 days prior to their trip.

The restrictions and protocols related with the prevention of the spread the COVID 19 announced by the authorities at all Ports remain applicable and compulsory (please see last update).

Crew changes are allowed with restrictions.

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

COLOMBIA

On May 28, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, through Resolution 738 of 2021, extended the health emergency due to COVID 19 in the country until August 31.

On June 3, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection issued Resolution 777 of 2021, which establishes the guidelines for health care and life applicable starting on June 8, within the framework of the current health emergency due to COVID 19.

The administrative act repeals and cancels all the protocols that had been established and were being developed, and reiterates the obligation to comply with the biosafety protocols to reduce the spread of the virus in daily activities.

The Resolution sets two scenarios: one for those cities that are above 85% occupancy of Intensive Care Units (ICU), where the restrictive measures will continue. And another for municipalities with less than that percentage of ICU in use.

In this sense, when a municipality falls below that 85% ICU occupancy, opening possibilities are generated with capacity adjusted to the progress of the National Vaccination Plan.

The resolution proposes a gradual opening of the activities of all sectors of the economy, to the extent that vaccination grows and the third peak is exceeded, as long as the impact of COVID 19 continues.

Among the main changes is the removal of the CoronApp requirement for domestic flights. At the same time, at airports the option of requesting a PCR test to enter the country is eliminated.

The restrictions and protocols related with the prevention of the spread the COVID 19 announced by the authorities at all Ports remain applicable and compulsory (please see last update).

Crew changes are allowed with restrictions.

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

CUBA

The restriction of the mobility of people and vehicles is maintained in the 15 municipalities of Havana, from 9 pm to 5 am.

All travellers arriving in Cuba must present a negative result of a PCR test for COVID-19 from a certified laboratory in the country of origin of their trip, carried out in a period of 72 hours prior to their arrival in the country. They must also undergo another PCR test upon arrival at the airport at their own expense. Visitors should then proceed to designated hotel facilities to be quarantined for a minimum of 5 days. They will undergo another PCR test during quarantine. The isolation period ends when the travellers have the negative result of the second PCR carried out in Cuba.

The restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID 19 announced by the authorities in all ports remain applicable and mandatory.

The ban on crew changes continues.

In the event that any crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, the health authorities must be informed and authorize the disembarkation for medical assistance on the ground in the hospital system.

CURACAO

According to the announcement of the government of Curacao No. 169 since April 2021, anyone traveling to the island from a high-risk country, region or place must perform an antigen test three (3) days later upon arrival in Curacao. Each passenger must make an appointment and pay for the antigen test at least 48 hours before departure to Curacao. Proof of this must be submitted along with the negative result of the PCR test (no more than 72 hours) and the Passenger Locator Card (PLC) through www.dicardcuracao.com. All these documents must be presented in hard copy upon arrival.

According to the announcement of the government of Curacao No. 172 last April 19, 2021, the following countries are considered low risk: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda Island, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saba, Saint Bartholomew, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Eustatius, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos. The other countries are considered high risk. This list is subject to change based on the latest developments around COVID-19 in each country.

On June 2, 2021, a curfew applies throughout the country from 1 am to 4 30 am, according to the announcement of the government of Curacao No. 278 on the referred date.

All crew changes are subject to approval by the COVID Crisis team and they will arrange all transportation.

The following documents must be presented at least 5 days before the crew change: copy of passport, navigation book, medical certificate, ship’s maritime health status and any other information.

The restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 established by the authorities in all ports remain mandatory.

In the event that any crew member presents an injury or illness other than COVID-19, the health authorities must be informed and they will authorize the disembarkation to receive medical assistance in the hospital system.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Travelers no longer need to provide a negative PCR or COVID-19 test upon arrival. Instead, airports and ports of entry will conduct a quick and random breath test on 3% to 15% of passengers and all those with symptoms upon arrival. All passengers must also carry out a temperature check. Passengers who show symptoms or whose test results are positive will be isolated and treated in authorized places.

According to Decree 349-21 dated on May 31, 2021, until June 9, 2021 the following measures will be in force, among other:

  • Curfew from Monday to Friday from 6 pm to 5 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 3 pm to 5 am, in the following areas:

National District, Azua Province, Bahoruco Province, Barahona Province, Dajabón Province, Elias Piña Province, El Seibo Province, Hato Mayor Province, Hermanas Mirabal Province, Independencia Province, La Romana Province, María Trinidad Sánchez Province, Monsignor Nouel Province, Monte Cristi Province , Monte Plata Province, Pedernales Province, Peravia Province, San Cristóbal Province, San José de Ocoa Province, San Juan Province, San Pedro de Macorís Province, Sánchez Ramirez Province, Santiago Rodríguez Province, Santo Domingo Province and Valverde Province. In these districts there is a grace of free transit from Monday to Friday until 9:00 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays until 6:00 p.m.

  • Curfew from Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 pm to 5 am, in the following areas:

Duarte Province, Espaillat Province, La Altagracia Province, La Vega Province, Samaná Province, Santiago Province and Puerto Plata Province. In these districts there is a grace of free transit until 12 midnights every day.

Free platique has always been granted once the ship has docked and has been authorized by the authorities. More details are referred in the prior update.

Crew changes are allowed, however, authorization from the High Level Presidential Commission is required. Required documents: crew details, passport copy and preliminary flight details to request authorization.

The restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 announced by the authorities in all ports continue to be applicable and mandatory.

There are precautionary tests, once the ship arrives, the Port Authorities Medical Commission takes the temperature of all crew members and checks them for other symptoms of COVID-19.

Health Personnel designated by the Ministry of Defence carry out a medical examination of the ship’s crew at the berth, so all crew members must disembark from the ship when docking.

Medical assistance is possible once the Authorities allow it; for the moment, it is case by case. It is currently very restrictive.

SAINT BARTH AND SAINT MARTIN

Travellers must:

  • Provide a negative PCR test upon arrival in the country, with an issue date within 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Present justification for the trip (excluding travel between the two territories).
  • Carry out a self-test that will be delivered to you at the airport.

The Prefect of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin decided to apply a curfew in the two territories from May 30, 2021 for a period of 10 days, from 8 pm to 6 am.

Crew changes are permitted – Requirements: ship(s) specs, previous ports, crew to off sign and on sign if need be and copy of their passports and seaman’s books.

The crew is not allowed to spend the night ashore. The crew must go from the ship to the airport and vice versa. Crew members arriving in Saint Martin must provide the immigration officer at the airport with a negative COVID-19 test, the results of which were received within 72 hours prior boarding the plane.

SINT MAARTEN

Sint Maarten authorities established a mandatory health clearance application through an Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) for every visitor, whether arriving by air, ship or in transit. Without the sanitary authorization, the immigration authorities will deny entry to the country.

Applicants will receive confirmation of their accepted application. Non-completed applications will be automatically deleted within a day after the provided travel date.

If health authorization is pre-approved, you will receive a (printable) pre-authorization via e-mail, which must be presented to the health and immigration authorities upon arrival. The original rt-PCR or antigen test result should be presented to the health authorities upon request.

COVID-19 Test Requirements.

  • All visitors originating from Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao:

From May 24, 2021 the following applies: for fully vaccinated travellers, a negative Antigen test result within 48 hours before departure is required. Official proof of the vaccination status (national vaccination card) must be uploaded in EHAS. The Antigen test must carry at least an FDA-EUA approval. For non-fully vaccinated visitors, a negative RT-PCR test result obtained from a naso-pharyngeal swab within 48 hours before departure is required.

  • Other travellers:

A RT-PCR test for the SARS-COV-2 virus obtained from a naso-pharyngeal swab performed in the country of origin and within 72 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten (last leg in case of connecting flights) is required for all visitors originating from a country that is categorized as high risk.

For travellers from the USA, US territories and Canada the time frame remains 120 hrs. prior to departure. This will remain in effect as long as the national health authorities of the USA and Canada do not require differently for their traveling citizens.

Alternatively, travellers originating from the USA and Canada can do an antigen test for the SARS-COV-2 virus obtained from a naso-pharyngeal swab performed within 48 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten. All FDA approved antigen tests are accepted.

Visitors residing in and/or traveling from a low-risk country are exempted from the mandatory rt-PCR or antigen test.

Travellers who reside in a low-risk country but have visited a high-risk country in the 14 days prior to departing to Sint Maarten, must also have a rt-PCR or antigen test for the SARS-COV-2 virus performed in the country of origin within 72 respectively 48 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten (last leg in case of connecting flights).

All incoming passengers are subjected to temperature checks and other screening protocols and may be subjected to mandatory testing at their own expense.

If re-tested upon arrival you will be required to self-isolate or self-quarantine at your place of lodging/residence until the test results are known.

For travellers originating from a high-risk country, 14 consecutive days of self-monitoring of body temperature and possible flu like symptoms is mandatory. The visitors in this category will receive during 14 days an automated daily email alert providing a link for submitting the required information online.

The government of Sint Maarten has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 insurance for all travellers with destination Sint Maarten with the exception of Sint Maarten residents, transit passengers (checkbox), flight crews (checkbox), transiting cruise ship crews (checkbox), French nationals residing in France or a French territory, BES-ZVK insured (checkbox) and AUC faculty and students (special procedure).

The insurance purchasing process is an integrated step in the EHAS application. Travelers requiring the COVID-19 insurance must complete this process upon application

Classification of countries according to the level of risk of transmission of COVID-19 updated on April 20, 2021

The Sint Maarten authorities classify countries as Low Risk, Forbidden Countries and High Risk.

Low Risk Countries: Anguilla, Antiqua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, China, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, New Zealand, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines, Singapore and Sint Eustatius.

Prohibited Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, India, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

High Risk Countries: all countries that do not appear in the Low Risk and Prohibited Countries categories.

FRENCH GUIANA

The measures are maintained, visitors must:

  • Provide a negative PCR test upon arrival in the country, with an issue date within 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Present justification for the trip.
  • Carry out a self-test that will be delivered at the airport.

The curfew is in effect nationwide, Monday through Friday from 7 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 7 pm to Monday at 5 am. A nationwide lockdown is in effect Monday through Saturday from 5 am to 7 pm.

The restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID 19 announced by the authorities in all Ports remain applicable and mandatory.

The ban on crew changes continues.

In the event that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, the health authorities must be informed and authorize the disembarkation for medical assistance on the ground in the public or private hospital system.

ST EUSTATIUS

The government of Sint Eustatius announced the Entry Policy of Sint Eustatius for Covid-19 effective on June 1st, 2021:

All persons are allowed to enter St. Eustatius based on the normal immigration rules.

Registration is required before entering St. Eustatius and the requirements as described below must be fulfilled for all visitor entering by ports or by airports:

Everyone who wants to enter Sint Eustatius must register by email at info.covid19@statiagov.com. Your email should include motivation, planned entry date, name, date of birth, nationality, which country or countries you stayed in during the last 14 days, and (if applicable) your preferred place to stay during the quarantine period.

The entry request must be received at least 72 hours before the expected date of arrival. Approval will be within 48 hours after receipt of the request.

The list of countries was updated based on the level of risk from COVID-19 contagion:

  • Low-risk countries (Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saba, British Virgin Islands, Australia, People’s Republic of China, Finland, Israel, Iceland, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea (Republic of Korea), Portugal, Romania). Passengers coming from these countries: Vaccinated or unvaccinated, require screening, do not require test; do not require quarantine.
  • High-risk countries (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, St. Maarten, the Netherlands and all other countries that are not mentioned in this overview). Passengers from these countries: Only people vaccinated in: Statia, Saba, Sint Maarten, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao & vaccinated family of Statians & vaccinated homeowners, require screening, require a COVID 19-NAAT test within 72 hours before arriving at Statia, no quarantine behavioural advice.
  • High-risk countries (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, St. Maarten, the Netherlands and all other countries that are not mentioned in this overview). Passengers from these countries: Non-vaccinated people & people vaccinated in other countries, require screening, require a COVID 19-NAAT test within 72 hours before arriving at Statia, require quarantine.

The other provisions for visitors to Sint Eustatius remain in force.

On Wednesday May 26th, 2021 the Public Entity St. Eustatius further opened up the island by introducing the second phase of the Road Map. Statian residents that want to return home can enter the island. Also visitors from Curacao, Aruba, St. Maarten, Bonaire and Saba. The main condition is that all incoming travellers must be fully vaccinated.

The restrictions and protocols related with the prevention of the spread the COVID 19 announced by the authorities at all Ports remain applicable and compulsory (please see last update). Crew changes are allowed with restrictions.

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

SURINAME

As announced by the authorities on May 28, 2021, starting on June 5, 2021, Step 3 of the Society Opening Plan was implemented, which implies the expansion of the flexibility of some measures.

The restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID 19 announced by the authorities in all ports continue to be applicable and mandatory.

In the event that any crew member presents an injury or illness other than COVID-19, the health authorities must be informed and they will authorize disembarkation for medical assistance on land in the public or private hospital system.

The crew change ban continues.

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

On May 15, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley announced that Trinidad and Tobago would be under a State of Emergency from midnight of Saturday (May 16) and a curfew would be established from 9 pm to 5 am.

It was also announced that the length of the State of Emergency will be determined by the response of citizens.

The borders remain closed until further notice, only international flights are allowed for the repatriation of nationals, upon request for a travel exemption approved by the Ministry of National Security. All travellers must submit a negative PCR test for COVID-19 and serve 14 days of quarantine upon arrival on the island. Travelers authorized to travel abroad must comply with the restrictions imposed by the country of destination.

The restrictions and protocols related with the prevention of the spread the COVID 19 announced by the authorities at all Ports remain applicable and compulsory (please see last update).

Crew change remains forbidden.

In case that a crew member presents a Non-COVID 19 injury or illness, health authorities has to be informed and they will be the one who authorized the disembark to shore medical assistance in the public or private hospital system.

VENEZUELA

 

On May 18, 2021, the National Institute of Civil Aeronautics (INAC) announced that commercial air routes for the transfer of passengers, cargo and mail continue open between Venezuela and Turkey, Mexico, Bolivia, Panama and the Dominican Republic, as stipulated in the NOTAM C0421 / 21, A0176 / 21 on May 18, 2021.

All Travelers arriving in Venezuela must present a negative result of a PCR test for COVID-19, carried out in a period of 72 hours prior to their arrival in the country.

Travelers must register online before departure at http: //pasedesalud.casalab.com.ve/, this will generate a QR code that must be presented upon arrival.

The restrictions and protocols related to the prevention of the spread of COVID 19 announced by the authorities in all ports remain applicable and mandatory.

In the event that any crew member presents an injury or illness other than COVID 19, the health authorities must be informed and they will authorize the landing of medical assistance on the ground in the public or private hospital system.

The issuance of safe conducts to key workers in the sector (seafarers and personnel associated with the port-ship interface) continues, to guarantee their mobilization on land, as indicated by the Maritime Authority in Circular No. 014 (Special Notice 011 COVID-19) April 27, 2020.

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