February 2021

COVID-19 vaccine rollout among topics for Caricom meeting

February 23, 2021 in Regional

The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines will be among the major matters for deliberation when Caricom Heads of Government hold their 32nd Inter-Sessional Meeting on Wednesday and Thursday. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) are expected to address the regional...

147 new cases, six COVID-related deaths

February 23, 2021 in Regional

Jamaica yesterday recorded 147 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new patient deaths — six classified as COVID-related and three under investigation. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 21,826, of which 8,163 are active and the confirmed COVID death toll to 405. According to...