Jamaica PM Announces Changes To Curfew Hours

Prime Minister of Jamaica, The Hon. Andrew Holness

(Jamaica Information Service) Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness today (March 21), announced changes to the curfew hours, as part of measures, to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

He informed that from Tuesday, March 23 to Friday, March 26, the nightly curfew hours will remain at 8:00 pm to 5:00 am, ending at 5:00 am on Saturday, March 27.

“On Saturday, March 27, 2021, the curfew will begin at 12 noon and continues through the rest of Saturday and the entire day on Sunday… and end at 5:00 am on Monday, March 29,” Mr. Holness said.

The Prime Minister was speaking during a virtual press conference held on March 21.

He informed that on Friday, March 26, 2021, workplaces will be required to close at noon, except for essential services which include: medical establishments, supermarkets, wholesales, pharmacies, restaurants, and other food establishments, which will remain open up to the start of the curfew at 8:00 pm.

Read more at: Jamaica Information Service

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