Saturday 5 December, 2020

VIDEO: Young child pushes stay-at-home campaign amid COVID-19

A screengrab from a video of a little child forcefully delivering the Government's message for Jamaicans to 'tan a unno yard'.

A screengrab from a video of a little child forcefully delivering the Government's message for Jamaicans to 'tan a unno yard'.

It appears that this little child from a parish in rural Jamaica has wholeheartedly joined in the Government’s campaign to have Jamaicans largely stay at home in an effort to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

Watch the video below as the child sends a strong message that has been making the rounds on social media.

 

Meanwhile, the National Surveillance Unit in the Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported that within the last 48 hours, 14 additional samples have tested positive for COVID-19 (nine on April 22 and five on April 23). This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica to 257.

Six males and eight females, ranging in ages from two to 45 years, have been confirmed with COVID-19 over the last 48 hours.

Nine cases were added to the tally of the workplace cluster that is being monitored by the ministry, and this means that there are now 140 confirmed COVID-19 cases related to the cluster.

Their ages range from 18 to 52 years. They include 110 females and 30 males. The new cases are from Clarendon and St Catherine.

On Thursday night, it was announced that a seventh person has died locally from the virus, with the heartbreaking revelation that the latest fatality was only four years old.

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