Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging Jamaicans to join the Government as it intensifies efforts to keep the novel coronavirus away from Jamaica for as long as possible.

Prime Minister Holness says the Government has been taking steps to keep the virus away from Jamaica.

The Prime Minister and JLP Leader was addressing a JLP meeting in Clarendon on the weekend.

Prime Minister Holness says the Government is intent on taking all the necessary measures to prevent the virus from reaching Jamaica and to mitigate the impact if it does arrive.