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St Mary Qurantine Outline

Sections of St Mary are now under a 14-day quarantine, as the number of COVID-19 cases from that parish continues to rise. The quarantine period began at 6 am on May 7 and is scheduled to end at 6:00 a.m. on May 21. Find out how the Government is responding to this case.

 

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MOEYI Provides Update on Online & Distance Learning

Under the government’s home school programme, online and distance learning officially resumed on Wednesday, April 22. The decision was then made that online and distance learning would continue up to July 3. Find out what new developments are being made to make distance learning success.

 

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Consumers Affairs Commission (CAC) Secures 24 Million for Consumers

Are you dissatisfied with a business transaction? the Consumers Affairs Commission (CAC) plays a vital role as a mediator to help consumers settle all kinds of disputes with business owners as well as educate customers about their rights. For the 2019/20 fiscal year the CAC secured over 24 million dollars in refunds on behalf of consumers. Find out if you are eligible for a refund on this feature.

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The Homeschool Partnership

Parents and teachers are being encouraged to collaborate to make the home-schooling process easier. With the learning experience shifting from the traditional model of face-to-face, to online and distance learning because of COVID-19, parents and teachers, especially parents have had to come up with innovative and creative ways to ways to keep their children engaged.

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Government Implements Measures to Secure Business Survival during COVID19

With COVID 19 negatively impacting the business sector, many business owners have had to shut down their operations, while others have significantly scaled theirs down. With uncertainty still surrounding when things will go back to normal, the Government is implementing several measures to ensure economic activity can occur as effectively as possible. Find out what these are on this feature.

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Infirmaries COVID-19 Response

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has been making special provisions to ensure the protection of the nation’s elderly. Of the number of cases so far, only 18 seniors, aged 70 years and older have contracted the virus, with three fatalities recorded for that group. Find out what these provisions are and its impact on this feature. 

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Government Brings 120 Jamaicans Home

One hundred and twenty Jamaicans who were stranded in the United Kingdom (UK) as a result of the global pandemic, are now back on local soil through the Government’s Controlled Re-entry Programme. Find out how the government made it possible on this feature.

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Government Considers Partial Reopening of Economy Amidst COVID19

As COVID-19 infections continue to increase, the Government this week extended measures to stem the disease and flatten the doubling curve. Among those announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness: the daily 12-hour curfew, the work from home policy and the restriction of public gatherings to less than 10 people.

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JPS Plans New Infrastructure Upgrades

The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is making a significant investment to upgrade its infrastructure islandwide to provide a more efficient service. The company plans to spend over 100 million dollars for the next 5 years to rehabilitate Jamaica’s electricity grid. Find out what type of improvements they plan to make and how this will benefit you on this feature.

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COVID19 Testing Methods

On this feature, we will explore the various methods of testing persons for COVID19 and their effectiveness. Press play to get the details

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Universal Service Fund (USF) Promotes Greater Internet Connectivity in light of COVID 19

The presence of COVID-19 in Jamaica has resulted in restricted movement to reduce the spread of the virus. Therefore, a reliable internet connection is now more important to ensure critical sectors stay connected. Find out what the Universal Service Fund (USF) is doing to better equip the health ministry to use technology in its fight against COVID 19.

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