Over 500 schools resume face to face classes; STATIN calls for cooperation with pilot census; and Senate approves orders for members to join virtually.
Government commissions first electric vehicle charging station into service, 66 parcels of government owned land to be divested and policy in place to address squatting.
Labour Ministry warns employers against penalizing workers who do not take COVID-19 vaccine; Education Ministry developing higher education policy framework, and public advised to support St. Vincent and the Grenadines through Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency offices.
More COVID-19 beds being made available in hospitals; Government Bolstering Capacity to Tackle Illicit Gun Trade and Luton Shelton to be posthumously honoured with the Keys to the City of Kingston.
New COVID-19 measures to be announced today; Anti-gang bill passed in parliament and Environment Minister calls on adults to engage children in discussion on climate change.
eCommerce National Delivery System to be expanded next week; Health Ministry says next vax blitz dependent on 2nd vaccine shipment from COVAX; and Parents urged to increase monitoring of children’s online activities.
Over 80,000 vaccinated during recent 5 day blitz; Tobacco Industry Regulation Act passed in House of Representatives and; Black River Wetlands designated protected area.
Persons who develop severe allergic reactions to first dose of AstraZeneca Vaccine will not receive second dose; Suspension of face to face classes extended to May 4; and Government organizing support for St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Health Ministry assures public that COVID-19 vaccine does not impair immune system, Up to 30 persons allowed to gather at churches and other places of worship and Lower House Approves Urban Renewal Tax Relief (Amendment) Act 2021.
Prime Minister announces adjustments to weekend curfew hours, individuals who test positive for COVID-19 to be vaccinated after recovery and CPFSA Conducting Child Protection sensitisation sessions.
Over 100,000 Jamaicans receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, Registration to open this week for Athletes Mental Health Forum, and Melrose Hill Bypass Being Incorporated Into Highway 2000 Project.
Reactions to Astra Zeneca vaccine mostly mild; Phase 2 of ENDS rollout underway and; safety measures being put in place for PEP exams.
18,000 people vaccinated in weekend blitz, Prime Minister pays tribute to late Duke of Edinburgh; and Island Traffic Authority renews call for COVID compliance.
Justice Ministry to repeal sections of the plea negotiations and agreements act, JANAAC encouraging entities to get certified to test for COVID 19 and National Security Minister commending police for comprehensive investigation in recent murder case.
75,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to arrive tomorrow, COVID-19 blitz set for weekend of April 9 and Students Loan Bureau To Disburse 5 and a half Billion In Loans And Grants in new financial year.
Prime Minister calls for a combination of debt relief strategies for small island developing states; Persons with flu like symptoms urged to stay away from COVID-19 vaccination centres; and Justice Ministry intensifying efforts to address child abuse.
Prime Minister Holness says his COVID-19 vaccine side-effects were mild, Mount Salem Police Station to be completed shortly, and Child Diversion Programme commends Women’s Centre Foundation.
Health Minister optimistic Jamaica will obtain adequate COVID-19 vaccines; Senate passes amendments to Disaster Risk Management Act and Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation to start offering free online training courses next month.