April 22, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Boosted

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, on Tuesday (April 21) commissioned into service a new high-tech Cobas machine at the National Public […]
April 22, 2020

Schools Remain Closed Until May 31

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced that educational institutions are to remain closed until May 31 as part of ongoing measures to control […]
April 21, 2020

Diaspora Hosting Virtual Workshops For Teachers

Teachers are benefiting from virtual professional development online workshops delivered by volunteer instructors in the diaspora. This is being spearheaded by the Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action […]
April 21, 2020

All Jamaicans Must Wear A Mask In Public – PM

All Jamaicans have now been mandated to wear a mask, once they are in the public space. The Government had previously ordered persons with flu-like symptoms […]
April 21, 2020

27 New Cases of COVID-19

Jamaica has recorded 27 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), which brings the total number to 223. This update was given by Minister of Health and […]
April 20, 2020

Child Month To Look Different This Year

The annual Child Month celebration in May will look a little different this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With Jamaicans instructed to avoid mass […]
April 20, 2020

Johnson Smith Confirms More COVID-19 Test Kits Coming From The US This Week

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is advising that it is in discussions with the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Embassy of […]
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 17, 2020

PM Holness Statement on Movement of Media in St. Catherine Lockdown

Following extensive debate on the measures in Parliament  late last night and further consultations and review which are still ongoing to finalize the Gazette of the […]
April 17, 2020

More Ventilators To Fight COVID-19

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon Christopher Tufton, says the number of ventilators on the island are set to triple, due in part to […]
April 17, 2020

163 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica

Jamaica now has 163 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), following 20 new additions over the last 24 hours. Details on 17 of the […]
April 16, 2020

PM Says Gov’t Intended To Accept Jamaicans On Board Marella Discovery 2

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government had intended to accept the 43 Jamaicans who were aboard the Marella Discovery 2 when the […]