A COVID-19 Update from Jamaica: Manchester, Vaccines, Testing and More

Good summary from my fellow blogger, Emma Lewis.

Interestingly, I was in Manchester at the weekend for a funeral. About 50 people were present, in and around a large field. Seats were set up near the casket, for about 15 people; others were offered chairs to place as they chose, and most went across the road, to find shade. All kept good distance from each other. All wore masks, throughout, save for a drunk who walked around with a cup or rum and Coke. Everyone left him to roam and rant, and just keep him at about arm’s length.

This morning the Ministry of Health and Wellness held a press briefing. This was most welcome as we had not had one since before Christmas, and a lot…

A COVID-19 Update from Jamaica: Manchester, Vaccines, Testing and More

Author: Dennis G Jones (aka 'The Grasshopper')

Retired International Monetary Fund economist. My blog is for organizing my ideas and thoughts about a range of topics. I was born in Jamaica, but spent 30 years being educated, living, and working in the UK. I lived in the USA for two decades, and worked and travelled abroad, extensively, throughout my careers and for pleasure. My views have a wide international perspective. Father of 3 girls. Also, married to an economist. :)

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