COVID-19 Information – Jamaica

Updated May 26, 2020

Country-Specific Information:

  • The Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) has confirmed 556 cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica.
  • The Government of Jamaica announced that effective Tuesday, May 26, a curfew is in effect from 9:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • The Government of Jamaica has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  On March 20, 2020, the Government of Jamaica announced that effective 11:59PM on Saturday March 21, 2020, and for a period of 14 days in the first instance, Jamaica’s air and seaports will be closed to incoming passenger traffic.  Outgoing passenger and cargo will be allowed.  In light of this development and the Global Level 4 Health Alert issued by the Department of State, U.S. citizens who plan to depart Jamaica should coordinate with airlines to do so at the earliest opportunity. The Government of Jamaica has since announced that ports would remain closed until May 31.

Quarantine Information:

  • Quarantine facilities will be provided by the Government of Jamaica.
  • Those presenting symptoms will be immediately isolated in isolation facilities at a public hospital.

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