The Bermuda Police Service “advised that Community Advisory Points have resulting in traffic delays, which are caused by people who have no reason to be on the roads,” the Premier said.
Police previously advised that in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19, that they, along with the Royal Bermuda Regiment, will be conducting ‘Community Advisory Points’ where drivers will be stopped and occupants of the vehicle will checked against a list of those who have been issued restrictions by the Health Department.
Yesterday, the police posted the image below showing a line of traffic on social media, saying: “Please, stay off the roads and avoid situations like this. We must all do our part to prevent the spread of Covid-19”
Yesterday, Premier David Burt said, “The Bermuda Police Service has advised that Community Advisory Points have resulting in traffic delays, which are caused by people who have no reason to be on the roads.
”The aim of the checks is to ensure that people who have been instructed to self-quarantine or remain in isolation do so. The checks will be completed as quickly as possible, and the public is reminded they have an important role to play. If you do not have to be on the roads, stay home.
”The Police and Regiment will also be visiting the homes of those persons required to self-quarantine to ensure compliance.”