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Jamaica To Close Airports And Seaports To Incoming Travellers

KINGSTON, MaRCH 21, 2020- Effective 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, Jamaica’s airports and seaports will be closed to incoming passenger traffic for a period of 14 days. However, outgoing passengers and cargo will be allowed.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Corn Piece Community in Clarendon Under Quarantine

KINGSTON, March 20, 2020 - The community of Corn Piece in the parish of Clarendon is now under quarantine for 14 days.This is the word from Prime Minister Holness as he made his presentation in the 2020/2021 Budget Debate in Parliament last night.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA| Jackson wants Strict COVID-19 Screening at Ports of Entry

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 19, 2020:  The People’s National Party’s Shadow Minister of National Security, Fitz Jackson, says the Minister of National Security, Dr. Horace Chang, whose portfolio covers the country's immigration services must advise the country of the protocol regime presently in use at the country’s ports of entry.

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  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | PNP wants gov't to fund Councils to fight COVID-19

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 16, 2020: Opposition Shadow Minister of Transport and Works, and Member of Parliament of North West Manchester, Mr. Mikael Phillips, is urging the government to use its emergency procurement powers to provide funding to the Municipal Councils across the island so that communities facing drought conditions, in light of the imminent national threat of the coronavirus, can be assisted.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

T&T | Trinidad and Tobago closes borders to foreigners for 14 days

MONTEGO BAY, March 16, 2020- The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley, says his country will disconnect from the international community for the next 14 days beginning midnight Tuesday, in an effort to combat the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

JAMAICA | PNP thanks Cuba for its help in the COVID-19 fight

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 15, 2020: People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Lisa Hanna, has expressed gratitude to the government and people of Cuba who have offered help to Jamaica by sending a batch of 21 nurses to assist in the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Island declared a 'Disaster Area,' 6 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

KINGSTON,  Jamaica March 13, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared all of Jamaica a disaster area amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic in Jamaica, and has announced six additional cases bringing to eight, the number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the island.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health
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