Event: On March 15, the Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) announced there are now 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica.
The Government of Jamaica has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All travelers entering the island with recent travel to China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, and the United Kingdom may be denied entry or will be subject to immediate quarantine or isolation if symptomatic.
The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Kingston will remain closed for routine services until further notice.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see theCDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica
- U.S. Consular Agency Montego Bay
- U.S. Consular Agency Cayman Islands
- State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
- Jamaica Country Information
- Cayman Island Country Information
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