1 of 13 Deportees Recently Landed Tests Positive


One of the thirteen deportees who returned to the island from the United Kingdom on Wednesday has tested positive for COVID-19.

This was confirmed by a Ministry of Health official. According to the official the results were received on Friday and the man is said to be asymptomatic.
The Jamaicans were housed at the Olympia Crown Hotel in Kingston, pending their COVID-19 test results.

Earlier this week, Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton said that the men will remain in quarantine for 14 days under strict monitoring.