Carnival Road March approved by the Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Welfare has allowed the Bahamas Carnival to march on the road this month.

The letter whose copy was obtained by Nassau GuardianPlease note that up to 500 people can attend the event.

The event is set for May 21st and runs from 8am to 2pm

“The events listed in the application have been reviewed and approved by the COVID-19 Advisory Board of the Ministry of Health and Welfare.”

“But no approval was given to the large group that gathered in Goodman’s Bay at the end of the event. The event ends immediately at 2 pm and participants need to pay as soon as possible.

“The precautions listed in the application form are listed. Remember to comply with these and the rules set forth in the COVID-19 Health Services Regulations for the Prevention and Management of Community Expansion. This includes the requirement that all participants be fully vaccinated and / or have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours. “.”

The letter adds that the ministry has the right to revoke all approvals based on the epidemiological profile of the pandemic at the time of the incident and the current capabilities of the Bahamas’ healthcare system.

It was signed by Colin Higgs, Secretary of Health and Welfare, on April 27, 2022.

This letter is addressed to Rafael Dean, Coordinator of the Bahamas Carnival Road March Carnival Parade.

A bubble carnival event was held in November. It was the first carnival-like event since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020.

The Bahamas Carnival was last held in 2019. Carnival Road March approved by the Ministry

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