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Jamaica records 8th COVID-19 death
Jamaica has recorded its 8th coronavirus related death.   In a statement last evening, the Health Ministry revealed that the
COVID-19 grant payout to start on April 30
Persons, who have applied for grants under the government’s $10 billion COVID -19 relief programme, are to start receiving their grants
Growing frustration and anxiety among Jamaican ship workers stuck at sea
With the closure of the Jamaican borders extended until the end of May, there is growing frustration and anxiety among Jamaican ship
Gov’t says measures taken to ensure that deportees do not add to COVID-19 cases
The Ministry of National Security has sought to assure that all precautionary measures are being taken to ensure that Jamaicans
COVID-19 cases up to 233
There are now 233 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica.   This, after 10 additional cases were recorded over the last 24 hours.
Portmore residents face long lines on second shopping day under lock-down
There are long lines at supermarkets and wholesales in the Portmore Municipality in St Catherine as thousands of residents venture out
Chaotic scenes in Spanish Town on second shopping day for lock-down residents
Mayor of Spanish Town Norman Scott has described as chaotic the shopping situation in the Old Capital. He says there are extremely long
Cornpiece quarantine lifted
The health ministry has lifted the quarantine imposed on Cornpiece settlement in Clarendon.   In a statement, it says the