Jamaicans in Wuhan area in good health – Johnson Smith

Jamaicans in Wuhan area in good health – Johnson Smith

Monday, January 27, 2020

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith is assuring the public that all 18 Jamaicans in the Wuhan area of China are reportedly in good health.

Johnson Smith says the ministry has confirmed that 18 Jamaicans – including students and teachers – are at the epicentre of the current coronavirus outbreak.

“The 18 Jamaicans confirmed in Wuhan City are in good health and reasonable spirits,” Johnson Smith said.

According to the minister, the Jamaicans have remained in contact with the Jamaican embassy in Beijing through a WhatsApp group.

She said the ministry is closely monitoring the official information from the World Health Organization and Chinese officials on the virus.

Johnson Smith also announced that the ministry will be providing a number so that people can make contact with relatives or associates in China, determine their situations, and inform the ministry of any new circumstances.


Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT