Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Coronavirus Live Blog: Cases in Jamaica at 556; 238 recoveries

Coronavirus cases in Jamaica have reached 556 while 238 people have recovered.

There have been nine deaths.

Positive case ages range from two to 87 and the vast majority of cases are female.

Meanwhile, the daily curfew from May 26 until May 31 will be 9 pm to 5 am.

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Schools will remained closed until September and our borders will remain closed until May 31.

No public gatherings shall exceed 10 persons. This is down from groups of 20 that was previously allowed.

Global cases of the coronavirus pandemic have surpassed 5.6 million, and deaths worldwide have topped 348,000.

National lockdowns, school closures, travel restrictions and health alerts have been issued globally as the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China has infiltrated almost every region in the world.

Governments in the region have enhanced their COVID-19 preparations with all eyes focused on safeguarding citizens from the threat of the virus being imported.  

Follow our live blog for all updates related to COVID-19 in the Caribbean.  

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