The Health Ministry says its ordered equipment to start conducting antibody testing.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie, says the value of antibody testing at this stage is to determine the prevalence of the virus in the country and rate of immunity.
Dr Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie, Chief Medical Officer.
She says private doctors are recommending patients who present with respiratory symptoms, for testing.
And she says the Ministry is to target some special groups like transport workers, for routine testing.
A patient who’ve recovered from COVID-19 shed more light on the issue of stigma and discrimination.
A recovered COVID-19 patient.
And, US Celebrity Steve Harvey is imploring Jamaicans to practice social distancing and proper sanitisation to help in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.
He was speaking in a pre-recorded video at the digital media conference on Wednesday.
Steve Harvey, US Celebrity.