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Watch Update: 2nd case of Coronavirus, COVID-19, confirmed in Jamaica

Jamaica confirms first case of Coronavirus, COVID-19

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.

Both COVID-19 cases in Jamaica which by people who had travelled to the United Kingdom.

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.