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Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (right) shares in conversation with residents of the Sandy Bay community in Clarendon while distributing masks. They are (from left), Jody-Ann Cunningham and Roy Pinnock. The Minister was on a tour of the community on Friday (August 7), which has been placed under a 14-day quarantine. The Government imposed this measure following a recent increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the community. A public health team has been deployed to the area to conduct contact tracing, sampling of persons and public education. The quarantine became effective at 6:00 am on Thursday (August 6) and will run until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday (August 20). The Church Corner community in St. Thomas was also placed under a 14-day quarantine on August 6.

 

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left) has his temperature checked by nurse, Paulette Dawkins, while on a tour of the Sandy Bay community in Clarendon on Friday (August 7), which has been placed under a 14-day quarantine. The Government imposed this measure following a recent rise in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the community. A public health team has been deployed to the area to conduct contact tracing, sampling of persons and public education. The quarantine became effective at 6:00 am on Thursday (August 6) and will run until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday (August 20). The Church Corner community in St. Thomas was also placed under a 14-day quarantine on August 6.

 

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left), in discussion with Regional Director, Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), Michael Bent (right), while Parish Manager, Clarendon Health Services, Joseph Grant, looks on. Dr. Tufton was on a tour of the Sandy Bay community in Clarendon on Friday (August 7) which has been placed under a 14-day quarantine. The Government imposed this measure following a recent upsurge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the community. A public health team has been deployed to the area to conduct contact tracing, sampling of persons and public education. The quarantine became effective at 6:00 am on Thursday (August 6) and will run until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday (August 20). The Church Corner community in St. Thomas was also placed under a 14-day quarantine on August 6.
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