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Cabinet Briefing for March 31, 2021

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The Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño, met in regular session on March 30, 2021.
• Cabinet received an update from its union consultation team on the progress of discussions with the Joint Union concerning fiscal adjustment efforts. Further consultations will continue on April 5, 2021.
• Cabinet approved the protocols presented by the Ministry of Health & Wellness for the re-opening of casinos scheduled for April 15, 2021.
• Cabinet approved the extension of the curfew to April 15, 2021.
• The Minister of Health & Wellness informed Cabinet that an additional 33,600 AstraZeneca vaccines would be arriving in Belize on Mach 31, 2021. This is the first shipment of vaccines through the COVAX facility.
• Finally, Cabinet supported the call from the Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries for adherence to all safety measures over the Easter weekend and endorsed the “Easter Safety Three Ws Campaign to wash your hands, wear your mask and watch your distance.”

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