April 20, 2020

196 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Jamaica

The National Surveillance Unit in the Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised that 23 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Jamaica, bringing the […]
April 15, 2020

Spike In COVID-19 Will Place Stress Of Health Sector – PM

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is warning that a major spike in cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) will place Jamaica’s health sector under severe stress, […]
April 14, 2020

Seniors 70 Years And Older Must Stay Home

With effect from April 8 until April 21, 2020, persons 70 years and over and persons who are ill with flu-like or respiratory symptoms must remain […]
April 9, 2020

Gov’t Receives Shipment Of Medical Equipment And Supplies

The Government has received the first shipment of some $1 billion worth of medical equipment and supplies that have been procured to bolster Jamaica’s coronavirus (COVID-19) […]
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

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 3, 2020

Jamaica Now Has 53 COVID-19 Cases

Jamaica has now confirmed 53 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, gave an update at a press […]
March 31, 2020

Prime Minister Announces All-Island Curfew

In an effort to prevent community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Government has imposed an all-island curfew, which will take place between April 1 and […]
March 30, 2020

36 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Jamaica

There are now 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica. Additional results received at 9:00 p.m. from the National Influenza Centre, showed that of the five […]
March 27, 2020

Quarantine To Be Lifted In Seven And Eight Miles At Midnight

The Government will not seek an extension for the 14-day quarantine, which was placed on the communities of Seven Miles and Eight Miles in Bull Bay, […]
February 25, 2020

Hosni MuBarak Transcended at 91

Perspective: It is with regret that we announce the passing of former Egyptian President Hosni MuBarak. This colourful character was a former air force pilot who […]