President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica, NAJ, Patsy Edwards Henry says nearly 60 per cent of nurses are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Her comment comes amid the passing of two more nurses from the virus at the weekend.

Mrs. Edwards Henry says among the nurses who passed away at the weekend, is a 31-year-old mother of a three-week-old baby and a 48-year-old mother of a teenager.

Mrs. Edwards Henry says 58 per cent of nurses are fully vaccinated.

The NAJ president says she also notes the announcement by the government that it’s considering mandating vaccines for frontline healthcare workers.

Patsy Edwards Henry, President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica.