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National Assembly suspends sitting |06 April 2021

The National Assembly suspended its sitting for Thursday April 1, 2021 after experiencing technical difficulties and to facilitate contact-tracing by the Ministry of Health, after a member was found to be positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday March 31.

Addressing members, Speaker Roger Mancienne noted that the unnamed member manifested symptoms of Covid-19 on Wednesday, and was found to be positive later that evening.

Speaker Mancienne went on to inform the Assembly that the health authorities were doing the necessary for treatment and contact-tracing, and were advising the Assembly as to how to proceed.

As per the protocol in place, members of staff who have received both doses of vaccines against Covid-19 can continue to work, although they remained under surveillance, while members who have been advised, or who are advised to remain in quarantine will not be reporting to work.

The Assembly expects to resume its sessions today.


Laura Pillay

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