Category: Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Jamaica Orders Travel Ban To and From China

Jamaica has imposed a ban on travel to and from China. All persons entering the island from China will be subjected to immediate quarantine for a minimum of fourteen...

WHO Declares Coronavirus A Global Public Health Emergency

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, WHO, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China. WHO Director-General,...

Coronavirus: Hopefield Prep Tells Parents To Keep Children At Home For 14 Days If They Travel

Due to fears associated with the spread of the novel coronavirus, parents of students attending the Hopefield Preparatory School in St Andrew have been asked to keep...

World Indoor Championships In China Should Be Postponed – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Dr, Chris Tufton agrees with World Athletics to postpone the World Indoor Championships in Nanjing because of fears over the spread of the Novel...

Coronavirus: ‘Whole World Must Take Action’, WHO Warns

(BBC) – Head of the World Health Organization’s Health Emergencies Programme, Dr Mike Ryan, says the whole world needs to be on alert to fight the...

Tourism Sector Unaffected by Coronavirus False-Alarm – Delano Seiveright

Senior Advisor and Communication Strategist in the Tourism Ministry, Delano Seiveright, says there’s been no fallout from the coronavirus scare on the sector....

Test for Novel Coronavirus to Become Available Locally Next Month – PAHO

Advisor in Emergency Preparedness and Response at PAHO, Dr. Marion Bullock Ducasse says medical personnel in Jamaica will be able to test for the novel coronavirus...

Coronavirus Scare Has Not Impacted Tourism Sector – Seiveright

Senior Advisor and Communication Strategist in the Tourism Ministry, Delano Seiveright, says there’s been no fallout from the coronavirus scare on the sector....

Coronavirus: Opposition Health Spokesman Defends Social Media Post Over Country’s Readiness To Tackle Deadly Disease

Dr Alexis says his information is reliable.

Opposition Says Coronavirus Scare Shows Jamaica Is Not Prepared

Opposition spokesman on Health, Dr. Morais Guy says this morning’s corona virus scare threw the country including the Ministry of Health and Wellness into panic...