Author Archive: Shanice Gibbs

Jamaica recorded 558 new cases yesterday, while hospitalizations up to 418
  The country recorded 558 new COVID-19 cases yesterday, pushing the case count to 35,896.   The new cases consist of 315
JTA President says Government’s decision to close all schools until April 13, a wise call amid surge in COVID-19 cases
President of the Teachers Association of Jamaica, Jasford Gabriel says he believes the Government’s decision to close all schools
Changes announced to holding of funerals, weddings and worship services
  While funeral services will not be permitted, the Government will allow burials between March 24 and April 13.   However,
Government to implement lock-downs over the next three weekends amid COVID-19 spike
The Government is to implement lock-downs over the next three weekends.   Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement last
House of Representatives to begin debate on amendments to DRMA tomorrow
The House of Representatives is to begin debate on amendments to the Disaster Risk Management Act tomorrow (March 23).   Prime
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says yesterday’s COVID-19 death tally was for patients who died over recent days
  Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has sought to explain why yesterday’s COVID-19 death tally, was a new daily record of 13,
University of the West Indies partners with Abbot Pandemic Defense Coalition to help with viral surveillance in Jamaica
The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus has partnered with the Abbot Pandemic Defense Coalition, to help with viral surveillance
Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says there will be an audit of the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme
  Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton says, there will be an audit of the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination