The Government of the Falkland Islands in coordination with BFSAI, and based on medical and public health advice, including restricting access to Mount Pleasant Complex, MPC (*), with the exception of essential travel, consider that the Covid-19 cluster at MPC has been contained.
Thus BFSAI will now pursue a phased reopening process during the period extending to February 19. This will involve a gradual reopening of facilities within the base and, from 19 February, it is intended that restrictions regarding travel to and from the base will be lifted.
More information about Covid-19 and the steps people can take to remain vigilant and themselves safe is available by visiting the government website: www.fig.gov.fk/covid-19.
* MPC includes Mount Pleasant Airfield, Mount Pleasant Head Quarters, RADCON and East Cove Military Ports (Mare Harbour Port), Remote Radar Heads Alice, Byron, Kent and Fox Bay Remote Refuelling site.