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JAMAICA hits record 723 COVID-19 cases over 24 hrs

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 7, 2021 - As the community spread of the COVID-19 virus continues to take hold in Jamaica, the Ministry of Health and Wellness reported an unprecedented 723 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, an almost 200 increase over the previous day's record of 527.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA working with US Gov't to stem crime, says Ambassador Marks.

WASHINGTON DC, March 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks kicked off her town hall style, online meeting with the diaspora on Thursday March 4th 2021, by assuring Jamaicans that the government is working aggressively to implement all aspects of the Plan Secure Jamaica initiative, aimed at dealing with the crime problem facing the country.

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  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | New arrival date for COVID-19 vaccine shipment from India

KINGSTON, Jamaica March 3, 2021 - The Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised that Jamaica is now to receive its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, March 8 – a few days later than the March 4 arrival date earlier announced.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | As COVID-19 cases spike, Holness announces new measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 1, 2021 -   As Jamaica's COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced new and stricter measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act, effective today until the next three weeks.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health
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