Barbadians may soon have shorter curfew hours.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said yesterday she was “close to extending the curfew” but the decision depended on the outcome of discussion being held with the medical authorities on the point at which this should be done.
“What we want to do is to extend before lifting and I think we are close to extending,” the Prime Minister told the media during a post-COP26 virtual news conference for the Barbadian press.
Speaking from Brussels, Belgium, she said: “I received advice that we cannot only look at the vaccinated people but we now have to also look at those who have anti-bodies because, effectively, it is both the vaccinated people and the people who have had it (COVID-19) with the antibodies that are more or less protected.
“It is against that backdrop that our first destination point would be to carry hopefully the curfew to 11 o’clock or midnight. I don’t want to pronounce on it today. I am in the process of having a conversation…” (GC)
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