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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location:  Kingston 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, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location:  Cayman Islands Event:  On March 12, the Cayman Islands Public Health Department announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 of a cruise ship traveler. The Public Health Department provided a press release regarding COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands.  The language of the Advisory is available on its  website . Actions to Take: Consult the  CDC website  for the ...
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Reports of U.S. Embassy Personnel Testing Positive for COVID-19

Kingston, Jamaica – We are aware of reports of a COVID-19 case related to an Embassy Kingston employee.  Due to privacy concerns, we are not able to share additional information. The U.S. Department of State has no greater responsibility than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas and locally-employed staff. In coordination with Jamaican authorities, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica (March 10, 2020) Location:  Kingston Event:  On March 10, the Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kingston of a person who had travelled from the United Kingdom. The MoHW released an Advisory regarding the potential for COVID-19 in Jamaica.  The language of the ...
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COVID-19 Information – Jamaica

COVID-19 Information – Jamaica Updated March 27, 2020 Country-Specific Information: The Jamaican Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) has confirmed 26 cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica. 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 ...
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