The prime minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness took to social media hours ago to announce that the current curfew hours will remain until January 28, 2022.
According to Holness, “Curfew Hours will remain from 10PM nightly to 5AM the following morning until 5AM on January 28, 2022. All the other measures will also remain unchanged.”
See his tweet below.
Curfew Hours will remain from 10PM nightly to 5AM the following morning until 5AM on January 28, 2022. All the other measures will also remain unchanged. pic.twitter.com/PodNvFQ4kT— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) January 11, 2022
This announcement is made amidst Jamaica’s 4th spike in Covid-19 reported cases.
So far, hundreds of persons have been arrested and fined with regards to breaches of the DRMA which involves the islandwide nightly curfews.
As reported late last year, fines imposed for violations of the Disaster Risk Management Act put in place by the Government to help curb the spread of Covid-19 has shown where the total amount charged to persons has reached 185 million dollars.
Between the period of March 2020 to September 2021, an amount of 18000 individuals were slapped with charges for violating the DRMA, however the very special day of September 22, 2021, brought a shocker as over 70 persons were hit with huge fines, some going up to 200,000 for not wearing a mask.
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