A statement issued Monday morning […] Still current at: 26 December 2020 Updated: 22 December 2020 Latest update: Updated information on travel restrictions imposed by Jamaica and suspension of flights from the UK to Jamaica. However, flights arriving over the next 24 hours and outbound flights to the UK will be allowed up to midnight Tuesday, December 22. Jamaica: 900 passengers from UK expected to arrive amid travel ban 1 d ago Jamaica bans flights from UK over new COVID strain 2 d ago Jamaican mom of seven needs home fixed to get back kids 2 d ago The island has joined a growing list of countries that have issued a travel ban against the UK following growing concerns over a fast-spreading strain of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Jamaica Bans UK Flights for Two Weeks as New, More Contagious Covid-19 Strain is Discovered in Country ... “At this time, Jamaicans are strongly advised not to travel to the UK. Jamaicans living in the United Kingdom who were planning to visit the island will likely miss a tropical Christmas this year. On Monday the Ministry of Health and wellness took immediate actions, by putting into effect the travel ban. Bans on UK travel have been imposed in the last 24 hours by some of the UK’s closest allies – Italy, Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands – … Effective immediately, Jamaica has banned all flights from the United Kingdom for a period of two weeks, ending January 4, 2021. After a string of countries closed their doors to Britons this week, Donald Trump today followed suit and announced a travel ban from the UK and Ireland to kick in at midnight on Monday. Jamaica News, the island has joined a list of 30 countries, who have placed a temporary travel ban on the UK due to a new strain of Covid-19, that is rapidly spreading in the country. (CMR) As the Cayman Islands government remains silent on the travel bans being implemented by many around the world against the United Kingdom, Jamaica has announced this afternoon that it will be with immediate effect banning all flights into the country for an initial period of two weeks. International Restrictions: *Entry to Jamaica: From 1 July, the following measures will apply to travellers to Jamaica: • Prior to checking in for a flight to Jamaica, you must get authorisation to enter from the Visit Jamaica website Jamaica has banned all flights coming from the UK until January 4, although those due to arrive Tuesday will be accepted, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has said. They are also advising Jamaican nationals not to travel to the UK at this time. UK hit with travel bans over new virus strain ... dozens of countries around the world slapped tough travel restrictions on the UK because of a new and seemingly more contagious strain of … Jamaica Latest News: Jamaica government imposes two-week ban on flights from U.K. because of new COVID-19 variant (Stabroek News, 21.12.2020). However flights coming into country over the next 24 hours and outbound flights to the UK … Effective immediately, the Government of Jamaica will ban all flights coming into the island from the UK for a period of two weeks, ending January 4, 2021.