Islandwide Lockdown of popular Beaches and Rivers

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 9:19 AM

A list of beaches islandwide, are to remain closed as ordered by the Local Government. The information was released in the form of a list by Prime Minister Andrew Holness recently.

In Portland the Boston and Winnifred beach are to be closed, Reggae falls, Roaring River and Yallahs fall in St. Thomas while in Kingston & St Andrew, Cane River, Cane River falls, Penfield River, Bob Marley Beach and Hope River ate now closed off.


In St Catherine, Caymanas River, Paradise River and Hellshire Beach have been now closed while in Clarendon, Salt River, Farquhar Black and Cockpit River is now locked off from use.

Other closed beaches and rivers are Noisy River, Alligator Pond Beach and River, Gutts River from the parish of Manchester and Great Bay Beach in St. Elizabeth.

The Norman River, Roaring River, Bluefields Beach, Manley Beach and Sweet River in Westmoreland is now out of access as well as Charlott Beach, Half Moon Bay, Jacobs Taylor and Bunwoof Beach in Trelawny.

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Turtle Beach, Cardiff Hall Beach, Little Dunns River, Flavours Beach, Ocho Rios Bay Beach and Fantasy Beach have all been closed out as well with Blue Hole River-Vascafe and Spanish Bridge river in St. Mary.

The Disaster Risk Management has given other beach and river facilities outside of the mentioned locations the ability to be opened from 6 am to 6 pm for December 1st into January 15, 2021.

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