Author Archive: Donique Weston

Three Bellevue patients die from covid
Chief executive officer of the Bellevue Hospital in Kingston, Marcia Mullings-Thompson, has confirmed that three of the patients who
PIOJ Upgrades Second Quarter Growth Forecast To 12.9%
The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) has upgraded its forecast for economic growth for the second quarter of this year to 12.9%.
Flash Flood Warning Continued As Tropical Storm Ida Forms South Of The Island
  Jamaica is under a flash flood warning as tropical storm Ida forms southwest of the island. The warning for all parishes is in
Jamaica surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 vaccinations
Jamaica surpassed 500,000 COVID-19 vaccinations today (August 26).   Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton made the announcement,
Big shipment of Johnson and Johnson vaccines expected tonight
Jamaica is to receive a shipment of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine tonight. About 115,000 doses of the vaccine are expected.   In
879 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths and 607 hospitalizations recorded yesterday
The country continues to see significant increases in the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.   Some 879 new
Seventeen more people die from COVID-19
The Health Ministry is reporting 17 more COVID-related deaths, pushing the death toll to 1,388.   The deceased include five from
JUTC drivers to help in the recovery of missing children
One thousand employees of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) are being trained to help with the recovery of missing children,
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