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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says her Ministry has contributed a further Seventy-eight Million dollars into the Trust Fund for victims of the 1963 Coral Gardens incident.

The Government has started tracking 500 persons who are among those who returned to the island between March 18 and 23 and have ignored persistent calls for them to self-identify and self-quarantine for two weeks.

Friday, 03 April 2020 18:05

More Protective Equipment Coming

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Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has informed that although there is an adequate supply of protective equipment in inventory for front-line medical staff, additional supplies are slated to arrive in the island shortly.

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the Government is considering publishing the names of persons who arrived in the country between March 18 and 23 and have failed to report to the Ministry.

Friday, 03 April 2020 15:51

Ten charged for breaching curfew order

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The man who was seen in a video voicing his refusal to obey the curfew orders is among ten persons charged with breaching the 10-hour regulation which was imposed Wednesday night to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Friday, 03 April 2020 15:47

Jamaica Now has 47 confirmed Coronavirus cases

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The National Influenza Centre has advised that of the five pending test results from yesterday (April 1), two samples have tested negative while three are positive for the Coronavirus
Disease 2019 (COVID-19.

Friday, 03 April 2020 15:36

Staying Put! Kartel and co-accused lose appeal

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of Vybz Kartel and his co-accused and upheld the murder convictions handed down in the Supreme Court. 
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 03:02

Jamaica Now Up to 38 Covid-19 Cases - Two Deaths

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There are now 38 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica.

Two children have been hospitalised after they were shot by gunmen in Lawrence Tavern, St. Andrew, Sunday evening.

The first person to recover from COVID-19 in Jamaica has been released from hospital.

The St. Catherine South Police are reporting that DNA tests have conclusively linked a man accused of being a serial rapist to another case.

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