April 8, 2020

Culture Ministry Adds 78 Million to Coral Gardens Trust Fund

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says her Ministry has contributed a further Seventy-eight Million dollars into the Trust Fund […]
April 8, 2020

Rural Field Hospital A Possibility

With an increase in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in some parishes, the Government is looking at establishing a rural field hospital. Chief Medical Officer, Ministry […]
April 8, 2020

Cabinet Approves Outfitting Of National Arena As Field Hospital

Cabinet has approved the outfitting of the National Arena as a 72-bed field hospital to respond to any surge in local coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Permanent Secretary […]
April 7, 2020

Creative Industry Stakeholders Urged To Streamline Activities To Access COVID-19 Relief Benefits

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, is encouraging creative industry stakeholders to formalise their businesses in order to benefit from the Government’s […]
April 7, 2020

Reduction In Backlog Of Garbage

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has reported a reduction in the backlog of garbage collected over the last few weeks. “What we are finding […]
April 7, 2020

Country Has 63 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19

Jamaica now has 63 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, gave this update during a press conference […]
April 6, 2020

Tourism Minister Joins Call For Social Distancing

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has joined the call for social distancing among Jamaicans. During a digital media briefing on April 2, Mr. Bartlett said […]
April 6, 2020

Ministry of Health and Wellness Issues Recommendations for the Wearing of Masks

The Ministry of Health & Wellness wishes to advise persons to exercise caution in how they wear masks in the bid to prevent COVID-19. At the […]
April 6, 2020

Jamaica Has 59 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

There are now fifty-nine (59) confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Jamaica. The new addition is a 43-year-old male from Portland, who is […]
April 4, 2020

55 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica

Jamaica now has fifty-five (55) confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The new additions are: A 74-year-old female from Manchester, who is the contact […]
April 3, 2020

Gov’t Considers Publishing Names Of Persons Who Fail To Self-Report

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the Government is considering publishing the names of persons who arrived in the country between […]
April 3, 2020

Security Forces Begin Tracking Persons Who Fail To Comply With Self-Quarantine Order

The Government has started tracking 500 persons who are among those who returned to the island between March 18 and 23 and have ignored persistent calls […]
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