COVID-19 barrel relief initiative extended to June 30

The COVID-19 barrel relief initiative has been extended to June 30, it was announced over the weekend.

Antiguans and Barbudans have imported thousands of barrels under the initiative.

Under the relief initiative, each household can import barrels of food, toiletries, and anti-coronavirus items such as face masks, hand sanitizers, and disinfectant sprays.

The programme, which was initially slated to end on June 30, 2020, was extended several times.