Episode 12: Four things to know about Jamaica’s current COVID-19 restrictions

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(1) The Prime Minister has ordered a 7-day lockdown, due to the Delta variant

“The no-movement days announced by the prime minister are Sunday, August 22; Monday, August 23; Tuesday, August 24; Sunday, August 29; Monday, August 30; Tuesday, August 31; and Sunday, September 5,” according to the Jamaica Observer.

(2) A negative COVID-19 test is required before leaving the U.S. and before leaving the island

“ALL travellers to Jamaica, 12 years of age and over, regardless of nationality, will be required to present a negative COVID-19 molecular (PCR, NAAT, RNA) or Antigen test result to check in for a flight to Jamaica,” according to VisitJamaica.com.

(3) Tourists must fill out a travel authorization form

(4) Tourists are required to remain mostly in the “resilient corridor”

The Resilient Corridors include the coastline from Negril to Port Antonio (North Coast Corridor) and from Milk River to Negril (South Coast Corridor).”


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