No changes will be made to curfew and other restricts against COVID-19: PM Holness

Despite witnessing a continuous spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in whole Jamaica, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that all currently prevailing measures will remain in effect until January 28.

No changes will be made to curfew and other restricts against COVID-19: PM Holness

Despite witnessing a continuous spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in whole Jamaica, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that all currently prevailing measures will remain in effect until January 28.

It means that all the currently imposed measures will remain into effect, including the 10 pm nightly curfew and several other restrictions.

Holness made this statement while speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday as he further stated that the nation would not go into another round of lockdowns or strict curfew rules. He further expressed that current measures are effective.

Moreover, PM Holness was very much apparent that the people of Jamaica have to learn how to live with COVID-19.

While emphasizing the need to get vaccinated, PM Holness also encourages and asks people who are yet to vaccines or are reluctant to get vaccinated to take the jabs.

He further shared that, “after going through continuous two years of the pandemic, we all are very much aware of what to do. These protocols have proven that it works, and vaccines have proven to work as well.”

Around 21% of the overall population of the island is completely vaccinated.

Over 1,241,816 doses of COVID-19 has been administered to the nation so far. Of that number, 646,536 have received their first doses, while 506,951 have received their second doses.

On Tuesday, the nation has reported over 1,714 new COVID-19 cases, a record high for the country since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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