KINGSTON, March 31, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced nightly islandwide curfews for a period of seven (7) days with effect from 8:00pm on April 1, 2020 to 6:00am on April 8, 2020. This is the latest in a series of measures announced by the Government to contain the novel coronavirus, COVID19, in Jamaica.
KINGSTON, March 24, 2020 - The number of persons in Jamaica who have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) have gone up by two and now confirmed at 21. This was among the annoiuncements made by prime minister Andrew Holness at his Jamaica House press conference yesterday where he disclosed additional measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
KINGSTON, MaRCH 21, 2020- Effective 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, Jamaica’s airports and seaports will be closed to incoming passenger traffic for a period of 14 days. However, outgoing passengers and cargo will be allowed.
KINGSTON, March 17, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that in wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in Jamaica, all non-essential work must be done from home for both the public and private sector, effective Wednesday, March 18.
KINGSTON, March 11, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the Government is considering imposing travel restrictions for the United Kingdom (UK), following confirmation of the second imported case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the country in two days.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 5, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government has a comprehensive plan in place with coordinated strategies and the leadership to manage, if COVID-19 reaches Jamaica's shores.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 26, 2020: The People's National Party (PNP) says for the first time Prime Minister Andrew Holness is publicly admitting that he was aware of the grave nature of the allegations against former Education Minister Ruel Reid in regards to the far-reaching and unconscionable plunder of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU).