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UK Travel Ban Extended Until January 31

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Government of Jamaica has extended the travel ban on flights coming into the country from the UK until Sunday, January 31, 2021.

Additionally, all non-Jamaicans who have been in the UK within the last 14 days prior to intended arrival date in Jamaica, who may seek to enter the island through another country will not be permitted to enter Jamaica, a statement from the Office of Prime Minister (OPM) Thursday said.

According to the OPM, Jamaicans who have been in the UK within the 14 days prior to intended arrival date, who seek to enter the island through another country will be tested and placed in State quarantine for a minimum of 48 hours until the results are returned. If negative, they will be allowed to transfer to home quarantine to complete the 14 day mandatory quarantine period. If positive, they will be transferred to isolation at a location that is approved by the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

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