Jamaica will not begin the vaccination drive for Cabinet Members, Parliamentarians and heads of ministries, departments and agencies of Government who are 60 years and older. This was announced by the Jamaican Ministry of Health
The Jamaica observer reported that Jamaica’s COVID-19 vaccination programme began on March 10, with the administration of the first doses for close to 3,000 individuals. Included in the first batch of people to be vaccinated were former Prime Ministers PJ Patterson and Bruce Golding, in addition to former Governor General Sir Kenneth Hall. Since then, more than 12,000 people have been vaccinated.