Author Archive: Donique Weston

Local group making medical supplies to aid in COVID-19 fight
As concerns continue to mount about a lack of personal protective gear for frontline workers battling COVID-19, a concerned group of
Ten people charged for breaching nightly curfew
Some ten persons have been charged by the police for breaches of the curfew imposed by the government, to curtail the spread of
Epidemiologist says fear of COVID-19 is limiting the number of tests being done
National Epidemiologist, Dr. Karen Webster-Kerr, has indicated that fears expressed by healthcare workers have affected the number of
Three more persons test positive for COVID-19
Jamaica now has 47 confirmed cases of COVID-19.   The National Influenza Centre today (April 2) advised that of the five pending
Opposition says gov’t should use National Arena to house COVID-19 patients
The Opposition is suggesting that the Government utilizes the National Arena and the Jamaica Conference Centre as field hospitals for
Police say nightly curfew will be strictly enforced
The police say the provisions under the all-island nightly curfew will be strictly and fully enforced.   The curfew comes into
Third COVID-19 patient dies, confirmed cases now up to 44
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton confirmed Jamaica’s third COVID-19 related death today (April 1).   Dr. Tufton indicated
Bartenders and hairdressers among informal workers that will get assistance from gov’t in light of COVID-19
Bartenders and hairdressers are among the groups of informal workers who will get assistance from the government, in light of the