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JAMAICA | Island records 808 new COVID cases as Jamaica's vaccinations begin

KINGSTON, Jamaica March 10, 2021 - As Jamaica today begin vaccinating its population against the COVID-19 virus, one year after the introduction of the introduction of the first case of the virus to the island, the Ministry of Health and Wellness says Jamaica recorded 808 new cases of COVID-19 and three related deaths in the past twenty four hours.

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JAMAICA | Clarity needed on stay at home order for persons over 60 says Dr. Floyd Morris

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 9, 2021 -  The Opposition is calling on the Government of Jamaica to revisit its Work from Home Policy, especially for employees over 60 years old.  Shadow Minister of Labour and Social Security, Senator Floyd Morris says, “greater clarity is needed as several challenges in the implementation of this policy have already begun to affect workers in this category.” 

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JAMAICA hits record of 723 COVID-19 cases over 24 hrs

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 7, 2021 - As the community spread of the COVID-19 virus continues to take hold in Jamaica, the Ministry of Health and Wellness reported an unprecedented 723 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, an almost 200 increase over the previous day's record of 527.

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  • Countries Jamaica
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JAMAICA working with US Gov't to stem crime, says Ambassador Marks.

WASHINGTON DC, March 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks kicked off her town hall style, online meeting with the diaspora on Thursday March 4th 2021, by assuring Jamaicans that the government is working aggressively to implement all aspects of the Plan Secure Jamaica initiative, aimed at dealing with the crime problem facing the country.

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