KINGSTON – Effective Monday, June 15th, 2020, The Jamaican Government will be transitioning into the newest phase of re-opening their economy, especially their renowned tourism sector. According to a release on the website of the U.S. State Department, Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), “Jamaica is far advance in its planned opening of borders for theContinue reading “Jamaica to reopen its borders”
Jamaica recorded its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 10, 2020. That case involved a female who traveled to the island from the United Kingdom, to attend a funeral.Since then special orders were announced under the Disaster Risk Management Act, 2015 in addition to the closure of the island’s borders to incomingContinue reading “Is Jamaica’s reopening premature”
After the most difficult time, the Prime Minister of Jamaica has decided to open its borders. The borders were closed on March 21 following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. The first case of coronavirus in Jamaica made people overwhelmed with different kinds of fears. It was the fear of financial problems, psychic issues,Continue reading “Jamaica To Open Borders-Work from home order expired”
Despite the attempts by the government to calm the public in reference to the outbreak of the coronavirus, it has been confirmed that it is indeed here. The Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton, held a press conference today at Ministry’s New Kingston Head Office disclosing that, the patient in question, arrived in the island,Continue reading “BREAKING NEWS: Coronavirus is in Jamaica”
What is Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are types of pathogen or viruses that affect the respiratory tracts of birds and mammals including humans. It is associated with the common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARA) and they also affect the gut.