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As you know by now, the novel Coronavirus has taken the world like a
storm, well COVID19 storm!
Not only disrupting regular life but causing deaths, immeasurable fear, confusion and panic to peoples of the world!
And here in Jamaica, it is no different!
In the early days, we had anxious moments watching the developments, particularly in China, up to the time of the alleged case late January, hoping it would not reach our shores.
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But things took a major turn on March 10 when our worst fears were realized! The Health Ministry confirmed that we recorded our first case (an imported case) of the virus.
One (1) turned into two (2), two in eight (8), eight into ten (10) and then the numbers continued to grow.
The government, we believe, have been trying to manage the situation the best they probably can, but in many cases, there are still gross confusion, panic and anxiety.
Quite understandably, some persons have been seeking more guidance and direction.
Your's truly have been tracking the developments, since January 31 when the Minister Of Health dispelled rumours that there was a case here.
And the tracking of the novel coronavirus is great - based on feedback given.But it created another 'novel' idea (pardon my pun) - A mini-forum!
I call it the Covid19 Support Forum!
Now, this is true community spirit and support at its best!
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Persons impacted will...
- get the opportunity to share Covid19 stories from their 'neck of the woods'.
- They may also report situations or issues the authorities should be aware of.
And yes, as a responsible media, we'll help to get the message out!
So please scroll down below and start sharing now.
As we navigate this unchartered territory, let us hear from you!
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Where In The World Are You? (We are all at risk)
What Is It Like In Your Area?
And What Are You Doing To Prepare?
Are there cases or concerns you think should be brought to the authorities?
And if not impacted, what warning, tips or encouragement can you share with us?
Please share it here. Your submission might just motivate someone.
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First and foremost I work from home. If I go out, I wear a mask. I keep mask and Lysol wipes in my truck. Wipe my hand when get in my truck. I only go …
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Grateful for each day that the Lord has made.
My thoughts and prayers are made for all that have lost love ones associated with coved19.
The area …
gargle with warm salt and water Not rated yet
Someone may already passed this on but here it is anyway.
"Every night, and morning too if you wish, gargle with warm salt and water."
A friend …
Tucking away still from Covid19 in Toronto Not rated yet
It has been four days since I had to cancel my trip to Jamaica. Nightmares are gone. No longer disoriented thinking I did in fact make it to Kingston and …
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by Wellesley Gayle | 3 pm, April 2, 2020
The following is the latest press release from the Ministry Of Health & Wellness in Jamaica.
The National …
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References To Covid19 In Jamaica
- "Flow Technician Quarantined, Four Others In Self Isolation", Jamaican Gleaner, http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20200312/flow-technician-quarantined-four-others-self-isolation
- "Additional Numbers, Email Addresses For Coronavirus Info", Jamaica Gleaner, http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20200312/additional-numbers-email-addresses-coronavirus-info
- "All Schools To Be Closed Starting Tomorrow, PEP Postponed" Jamaica Gleaner, http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20200312/all-schools-be-closed-starting-tomorrow-pep-postponed
- "Clarendon Resident Quarantined Over Possible Exposure To Coronavirus", Jamaica Gleaner, http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20200312/clarendon-resident-quarantined-over-possible-exposure-coronavirus
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