Author Archive: Patrice Walters

Three more countries added to travel ban list
The government has extended the travel restrictions to three European countries.   They are Spain, France and Germany.  
Man who escaped quarantine recaptured
The Health Ministry says the security of quarantine facilities will be beefed up after a man escaped from one of the facilities last
PM Holness urges citizens to remain calm following reports of first Covid case in island
Despite Jamaica recording its first case of the coronavirus (Covid-19) today, Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging persons to go
First case of Covid 19 recorded in Jamaica
As the country responds to the first imported case of the corona virus, the Health Ministry is stepping up efforts to contain the
Edu Min disburses funds to schools to buy sanitizers
The Education Ministry says, funds to purchase hand sanitizers and other materials, were uploaded to the accounts of schools,
Tourism Ministry projecting earnings loss due to Covid 19
The tourism ministry is projecting a reduction in earnings due to the impact of the coronavirus on visitor markets and travel
CARPHA raises Covid 19 risk level to VERY HIGH
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has raised its Coronavirus (Covid-19) alert to very high, following reports of imported
Technology aimed at more efficient court system to be implemented
New technology to be implemented by the justice ministry in the island’s courts, will see cases being completed faster.