April 16, 2020

Jamaica Expands Sampling And Testing For COVID-19

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says Jamaica is expanding sampling and testing for COVID-19. He informed that as part of those […]
April 16, 2020

Jamaica’s COVID-19 Cases Increase To 143

Jamaica now has 143 confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, gave the update on Thursday (April 16), during […]
April 15, 2020

JUTC Prepares For COVID-19

April 15, 2020 | By Hopeton O’Connor Dennie | As the pandemic takes takes the world like a wildfire we all have to be prepared for same. […]
April 15, 2020

1,290 COVID-19 Tests To Date; 1,185 Persons Negative

The Government has reported that 1,290 samples/persons have been tested for the coronavirus (COVID-19), to date, of which 105 have been confirmed as positive. This means […]
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 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Jamaica Now Has 125 Confirmed Cases

The National Influenza Centre has reported that in the last 24 hours, 20 samples have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed […]
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 14, 2020

Recovery Of Tourism Industry Critical – Minister Bartlett

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says recovery of Jamaica’s tourism industry is critical to the overall COVID-19 recovery programme. Speaking at a recent digital media […]
April 14, 2020

32 New Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In 24 Hours – St. Catherine On Lockdown

Jamaica now has 105 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). This update was provided by the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, during […]
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 9, 2020

Jamaica Not Using Antimalarial Drug To Treat COVID-19 Patients

Jamaica will not be using the antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, to treat persons who have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19), says Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Ministry of Health […]
April 9, 2020

Decision On Schools To Be Made Before Break Ends

Before the Easter school break ends, Jamaicans will know whether schools will be reopened and also whether the school year will be extended. The nation will […]
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