Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced several changes to the orders governing the number of persons allowed at weddings and funerals.

Come Sunday a maximum of 50 persons can now attend a wedding.

But, the previously announced social distancing measures must be observed.

Prime Minister Holness was speaking this evening during a virtual media briefing at the OPM.

And, there have also been changes to the order governing funeral services.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

The Prime Minister notes that only 15 people can be among the mourners at the burial site as there are no changes to that aspect of the order.

He has also urged the police to ensure the orders governing these gatherings are effectively enforced.