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New SI in Effect Today, June 12, 2020

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This is a summary of Statutory Instrument No. 85 of 2020 which comes into effect today, Friday, June 12, 2020.

In essence, the following now apply:

  • curfew is still imposed and in effect for the entire country for BOTH Adults and Minors, 16 years and under from:
    • Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 p.m. to 4:59 a.m.
    • Friday to Saturday from 12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • exercise is allowed at any time outside established curfew hours;
  • all sporting activities are allowed EXCEPT for competitive sporting events;
  • gyms and spas are now allowed to open;
  • every business or service can operate EXCEPT:
    • Discos, bars, rum shops, and nightclubs.
    • Daycare centers, childcare centers, nurseries and other similar establishments or businesses.
  • all public pools, beaches and rivers are OPEN to the public;
  • a person CAN host or attend:
    • A private party of no more than 100 persons which can include persons living outside the household;
    • A recreational event of not more than 100 persons;
    • A wedding which has more than 100 persons;
    • A banquet or reception;
    • Any social event;
    • A funeral which has more than 100 persons;
    • A meeting of fraternal society, private or social club, or organization;
  • every person traveling on public transportation MUST wear a face mask or nose and mouth covering for the duration of the journey;
  • all ports of entry are and will remain closed for the purpose of travelling except for:
    • Cargo flights, cargo shipments and Commercial courier flights;
    • Emergency medical flights;
    • Emergency flights approved by the Minister of National Security;
  • all ports of entry into and out of Belize remain CLOSED;

Visit the Belize Press Office website for the full breakdown of the Statutory Instrument.

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