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New Curfew Hours in Jamaica Take Effect Thursday

November 19, 2021

(Jamaica Information Service Press Release) Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced new curfew hours from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., seven days per week, effective Thursday (November 18).

This new curfew hours will remain in effect for a three-week period ending December 9, 2021.

Prime Minister Holness made the disclosure during a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (November 16).

He also informed that the limit on the number of persons in attendance at a place of worship will be increased from 50 to 100 persons, providing that the social distance requirement is met.

“The ceiling is 100 regardless of how large your enterprise is…if your church can only hold 40 people properly distanced, that is what your church can hold. Obviously, no crusades, no conferences, or conventions at this time,”

Mr. Holness said.

Staff Writer, CARICOM November 18, 2021

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