The restriction on travel between the UK and Jamaica was set to expire on February 28, however the government has again extended the ban.
The ban on direct flights has been extended to March 15, according to a statement by the Office of the Prime Minister.
As a result of the travel restrictions, the following measures are in place:
- Non-nationals who have been in the UK within the last 14 days prior to their intended arrival date in will not be permitted entry into Jamaica.
- Jamaicans who have been in the UK within the 14 days prior to the intended arrival date will be tested and detained 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 remain in isolation at a location that is approved by the Ministry of Health and Wellness.