The grant scheme introduction has been moved to October to allow tourism businesses more time to prepare for new support mechanism.
Public Health Services are today releasing more information on the 252 individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 this year. The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on 9th March 2020 and the last positive case was on 30th April with no new cases identified since.
The Civil Contingencies Authority has decided that a 7-day test for the virus that causes COVID-19 with early release from 14 day mandatory self-isolation only on receipt of a negative result will be piloted for arrivals into Guernsey for a one-week period in July.
A major survey will launch on Monday seeking to learn as much as possible about the experiences of Bailiwick residents during the COVID-19 pandemic and the phases of lockdown up until this point.
During lockdown, all States of Guernsey buildings were closed to the public with essential services provided online, via email or on the telephone.
Like many private sector businesses who have adapted during this period, and in response to the growing number of the community who are now choosing to access Services online, the Public Service is going continue with this approach as we move into Phase 5 and build upon the opportunity for further efficiencies that it presents.
The payroll co-funding scheme and other financial support measures will continue beyond June 30th to support sectors that are expected to face significant ongoing pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.