242 persons in quarantine eligible to vote tomorrow (November 5, 2020)

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Two hundred and forty-two (242) travelers who arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines between October 22 and 31, 2020, and are in day 6 to 14 of quarantine, have been found to be eligible to vote in the November 5, 2020 general elections.

These persons will be issued with an Exemption under Section 5 of the Public Health (Port Regulation) (NO.2) Order 2020, to leave quarantine at 4:30 pm on November 5, 2020 to reach their allocated polling station by 5:00 pm, but no later than 5:30 pm to vote.

All voters with these exemptions must wear a face mask for the entire period out of quarantine, except for its removal when so requested for the purpose of identification. All instructions in terms of spacing and sanitization must also be followed.

Voters holding an exemption must travel to the allocated polling station in a vehicle which allows for sufficient spacing between them (masked) and a suitably masked driver, if used.

Upon arrival at the polling station, the voter must indicate to a police officer that they are present to vote and wait in the vehicle until directed to exit. After voting, persons must immediately return to the vehicle and their place of quarantine in accordance with the Public Health (Port Regulation) (No. 2) Order 2020.