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PM Announces Tighter Measures For Westmoreland As COVID Cases Surge

(Jamaica Gleaner) Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a tighter curfew and other COVID containment measures for Westmoreland as cases of the infection continue to surge.

Over the past couple of weeks, health officials have been raising alarm about the increase in COVID cases in Westmoreland.

New COVID measures for Westmoreland:

1. Curfew
7 p.m to 5 a.m daily
(Effective Wednesday, December 16 to Thursday, December 31)

2. Public gathering
Limited to 10 people, down from the 15 permitted elsewhere

3. Grand Market cancelled

4. Burials
(Remain at 15 persons)

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