St. Kitts & Nevis recorded its 1st two cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 25th 2020.
As a consequence, the Federation’s borders were closed on that same day and a State of Emergency (SOE) was announced by Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, on March 28th 2020.
A State of Emergency (SOE) is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions or impose policies that it would normally not be permitted to undertake. A government can declare such an SOE during a natural disaster, medical pandemic (such as the COVID-19 pandemic) etc.
The pandemic has impacted all sectors nationally and globally.
However, in relation to the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC), General Manager – Mr. Gilroy Pultie, said the Power Plant was maintained, in spite of.
He added that measures were also taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.