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JAMAICA: COVID Cases Now At 21, Holness Announces Salon Restrictions, Further School Closure

(Jamaica Gleaner) Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced new measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus for which he says Jamaica is now preparing...

Saint Lucia Airports Closed To Incoming Passengers

(St.Lucia News Online) The Government of Saint Lucia announces the closure of Saint Lucia’s airports to all incoming commercial and private flights effective 11:59 p.m....

IOC Member Says 2020 Tokyo Olympics Will Be Postponed Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

(USA today) Veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound told USA TODAY Sports on Monday afternoon that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are going to...

DOMINICA: Skerrit Suspends Classes; Asks Elderly And Medically Vulnerable To Stay Home

(DominicaNewsOnline) In the wake of the announcement of Dominica’s first positive case of the COVID-19 disease, Prime Minister Skerrit has advised Dominicans to hope for...

Grenada And Dominica Record First Positive Cases Of Coronavirus

Grenada on Sunday reported its first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The island was among a few Caribbean countries that had not reported...

TRINIDAD: Ministry Confirms 40 New Cases, Tally Now At 49

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that Trinidad and Tobago has 40 new cases of COVID-19. All 40 cases came from the 68 people who were repatriated from a...

Rihanna Offers To Buy $700k Worth Of Ventilators For Barbados

Rihanna has reportedly offfered to buy $700,000 worth of ventilators for her home country of Barbados as the coronavirus crisis continues to escalate. Barbados reported...

Jamaica Closes Sea And Airports As COVID-19 Cases Jump To 19

Jamaica will, as of 11.59 pm Saturday, March 21 close its air and seaports to incoming passenger traffic for two weeks, as concerns about...