The current COVID situation has led to the cancellation of this year’s Independence Day parade.

In a press release issued this afternoon the Ministry of National Security stated that the safest option would be to forego having any parade this year.

The following is a press release from the Ministry of National Security:

The Minister of National Security wishes to advise that having regard to the current situation with respect to COVID-19, there will be no Independence Day parade this year.

After careful consideration, it was felt that the safest option would be to forego having any parade this year.

Persons are reminded to abide by the Public Health (2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)) Regulations currently in place and to stay safe.