Month: March 2020

Jamaica Records its First Covid-19 Death

Jamaica has recorded its first Covid-19 death. The deceased is a 79 year old male from Lionel Town Clarendon, who was taken to the Mandeville Regional Hospital on Monday with flu like symptoms. In a press briefing this afternoon, ChiefRead More

Jamaica Confirms First case of COVID-19

Jamaica has confirmed its first imported case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The announcement was made by Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton, during a press briefing at the ministry’s New Kingston offices this afternoon. The Health MinisterRead More

CORONAVIRUS: More than 100,000 Infections Recorded Globally

More than 100,000 persons have been infected with the novel coronavirus-COVID-19 globally. Governments worldwide are working assiduously to ensure that increased medical staff and equipment are available as they seek to adopt drastic measures to fight against the spread ofRead More