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The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and have been discharged from hospital has soared to 90, as 12 new patients have received a second negative test in the last 24 hours.

Monday, 11 May 2020 20:50

Labour at home this Labour Day - Grange

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In light of  Covid 19 restrictions, Culture Minister Olivia Grange, says Labour Day 2020 will be celebrated under the theme, "Labour at Home."

Member of Parliament for St. Mary South East Dr Norman Dunn is appealing to residents under quarantine to cooperate with relief officers  in an effort to streamline assistance. 

Wednesday, 06 May 2020 15:10

Largest ganja bust ever made in Manchester

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The police made a $35 million drug bust in Spur Tree, Manchester on Monday night, May 4.

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.