Jersey's Chief Minister has told States Members tonight's planned media briefing has been called off.
Senator John Le Fondré says it'll take place at a later date, once the Council of Ministers has received the latest advice from STAC on how effective the current hospitality shutdown has been on stopping the spread of coronavirus.
Following an extended debate on the Government Plan, the Chief Minister has told the States Assembly that he's postponing tonight’s press conference, until Ministers receive further advice from the Scientific and Technical Advisory Cell on the initial effects of current measures. pic.twitter.com/WlUPwp5Aic— Government of Jersey (@GovJersey) December 17, 2020
A government spokesperson says it is watching the situation very closely, and Ministers remain 'primed and ready to take swift action should it be needed'.
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