The government has lifted its COVID-19 travel restrictions on the Republics of India and Trinidad and Tobago.

This was announced by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith in a press release yesterday.

Mrs. Johnson Smith says as part of the measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Jamaica has imposed restrictions on persons seeking to travel from certain countries.

However, as committed, they’ve kept the protocols and restrictions under review, subject to the guidance of the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

Accordingly, based on relevant data and risk factors, the restrictions on travel from the Republics of India and Trinidad and Tobago have been lifted.

The Minister says other countries remain under review at this time.

She explained that formal notification had been sent to the relevant High Commissions and that airlines have also been notified.