Update: Festivals minister has confirmed today’s directive on public gatherings is a recommendation only. There is no official ban in place at this time
On the heels of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Antigua, the government of Antigua and Barbuda today announced that effective immediately it has imposed a 30 day ban on all fetes, parties and similar social events as a preemptive measure to prevent the contracting and spread of the Coronavirus (vivid 19). The police will not grant any licenses for public events. The ban will be reviewed at the end of the 30 day cycle.