Jamaica COVID-19: Day-19 – The Value of Quarantine

March 29th, 2020

It has been 19 days since Jamaica first record its first COVID-19 case. Sadly there are 4 more reported cases, two with travel histories from New York, a health worker with contact to a know case and 1 under investigation.  This brings the COVID-19 cases in Jamaica to 36. New York has become the epicenter [...]


Jamaica COVID-19: Day-18 – 2 more cases announced

March 28th, 2020

Jamaica’s first case of COVID-19 was announced on March 10, 2020. Today, 2 more cases have been announced bringing the total to 32 with sadly 1 death. So far 21 cases are listed as imported, 8 as local transmission and 3 are under investigation. There is some good news today. Firstly, the Jamaican government has announced [...]