In preparation for a surge on 190 calls requesting Emergency Ambulances during a COVID-19 crisis the Gibraltar Ambulance Service (GAS) will implement its Surge Management Plan.
Further meetings of the COVID-19 Core Group have taken place. The Cabinet also met this afternoon on the return of the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister from London.
The Directors of Gibraltar Community Care Ltd have decided to follow the Gibraltar Government’s lead in attempting to reduce the coronavirus impact and will close its offices to the public as from Wednesday 18 March 2020.
HM Government of Gibraltar has made the difficult decision to close all bars, restaurants and nightclubs from 8:00pm nightly, starting today as a measure to slow the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.
In light of reports that the President of Spain is expected to declare a State of Emergency at 1430hrs CET, the Chief Minister is convening the Cabinet for 1800hrs today to assess the implications this may have for Gibraltar, if any.