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Photo of Hon. Andrew Holness (JIS)


May 3, 2021 | Zhane Squire |

It is reported that since the strict COVID-19 counter measures implemented by the Government of Jamaica, include curfew hours and complete lock down on weekends, the covid-19 numbers in Jamaica is trending downward.

The entertainment and tourism sector especially has taken a severe blow since the COVID-19 up rise.  Jamaica recently announced that visitors from the UK can can resume coming to the island as of May 1st, which will help the tourism industry but still no word for those in  entertainment.  To address these concerns the Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness is promises a COVID-19 relief package.

With a firm grip on the COVID-19 new cases which has decreased to 172. The overall active cases is 23,420. New tests is 1263 with 194 persons recovering from virus. Only 6 new deaths was recorded with the last 24 hours.

The PM Andrew Holness is looking to address the nation tomorrow May 4,2021 at the governments weekly press conference.

Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for May 2, 2021 (posted May 3, 2021)

New Cases: 172
New Deaths: 6
New Recoveries: 194
New Tests: 1263
Active Cases: 23,420

Summary with information on total figures, testing breakdown and hospitalizations below:#JamaicaCOVID19 pic.twitter.com/jEBtG7s69N

— Jamaica COVID-19 Updates (@JamaicaCOVID19) May 3, 2021

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