A second case of Coronavirus, COVID-19, has been confirmed in Jamaica, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed via Twitter this evening.
Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton provides the second update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID -19).
Dr Tufton said the second case is a US Embassy employee who returned from the UK.
The second case of Imported Corona Virus confirmed.— Dr. Chris Tufton (@christufton) March 11, 2020
Both COVID-19 cases in Jamaica which by people who had travelled to the United Kingdom.
The second confirmed case of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) is a US Embassy employee who returned from the UK.— Dr. Chris Tufton (@christufton) March 11, 2020
Jamaica confirmed its first case of the Coronavirus virus on Tuesday after a dual citizen who had returned to Jamaica from the UK to attend a funeral.
Jamaica has not yet imposed travel restrictions to The UK in light of the COVID-19 outbreaks. Travel restrictions are in place for China, Italy, South Korea, Singapore, Iran, Spain, France and Germany.