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