The period 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm has been agreed to as the time assigned for voting for individuals in quarantine.

Voters, who are isolated as positive COVID-19 cases, or on day 1 to day 5 quarantine due to the possible exposure to COVID-19, will not be allowed to leave their quarantine or isolation sites to vote. These persons are considered to be of high risk and medium risk potential to transmit COVID-19 to others.

However eligible voters, who are on day 6 to day 14 of quarantine due to the possible exposure to COVID-19, will be provided with a Medical Officer’s Order detailing the quarantine period excluding 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm on November 5, 2020.

This will allow the holder to leave their quarantine sites to vote at their allocated polling station in accordance with the provisions made by or under the Representation of the People Act. The voter, as well as they will be required to wear a mask for the duration of their time out of quarantine.

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