Jamaica experiencing fifth COVID wave
Earlier today, Dr Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health and Wellness, confirmed that Jamaica is currently experiencing a fifth wave of COVID-19.
Tufton said the wave is likely due to the presence of the highly-transmittable Omicron sub-variant BA. 2 in the population.
There has been a rise in cases and the positivity rate.
Tufton called for persons not to panic and encouraged Jamaicans to protect themselves against the virus.
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