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 […]
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 […]
April 2, 2020

Minister Grange Announces Special Support For Adolescent Mothers

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is giving support to vulnerable adolescent mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic. “During this period they were all sent […]
April 2, 2020

Additional Protective Equipment Coming

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has informed that although there is an adequate supply of protective equipment in inventory for front-line […]
April 2, 2020

Local Government Minister Wants More Adherence To Social Distancing In Markets

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says social distancing must be practised at all markets in St. Catherine. He is urging the […]