Tag: Coronavirus

Jamaican Cultural Connection Now Celebrates Ten Years Of Existence Amid Covid-19

By now everyone is aware of the devastation this virus has caused or could cause due to public gathering.  So, the venue of Zoom was the choice for this organization to meet, select, vote, and inaugurate a new president.  RosemarieRead More

Face Masks No Longer Required In California’s Orange County

The interim chief health officer of Orange County, California, Dr. Clayton Chau, has lifted the requirement for the public to wear face masks — days after his predecessor resigned amid criticism, and even death threats over her order, according to aRead More

Second Wave Of Coronavirus Hits Florida, Texas, Arizona After Reopenings

A second wave of coronavirus has struck some states weeks after reopening — with infection rates spiking in Florida, Texas and Arizona, according to a report Wednesday. “There is a new wave coming in parts of the country,” Eric Toner of theRead More


The coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on many families throughout the world. The biggest fear for many people is that; it will shatter their unaccomplished dreams, stop some of them to enjoy what they have accomplished in theirRead More

Russia to Ease Coronavirus Restrictions Despite Surge in New Cases

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to ease coronavirus restrictions in Russia as of Tuesday. During a televised broadcast on Monday, the President also announced  new measures to support the Russian economy as well as welfare payments for familiesRead More

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

No Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus in the Caribbean, Countries Remain Vigilant

Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Authority (CARPHA), Dr. Joy St. John said there have been no confirmed cases or reports of the 2019-nCoV in the Caribbean region. Speaking at a recent press conference in Trinidad, the Executive DirectorRead More

Another Senior Doctor Dies as Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 2000

Liu Zhiming, director of the Wuchang hospital in Wuhan where the deadly novel coronavirus is said to have originated, has died. The director’s death came less than two weeks after the whistleblower doctor, Li Wenliang who was one of the first doctors toRead More