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Spain announces record 838 virus deaths in 24 hours 6:34 am

MADRID, Spain (AFP) - Spain confirmed another 838 deaths in 24 hours from coronavirus on Sunday, a new daily record bringing the total number of deaths to 6,528, according to health ministry figures. Read More

Passengers transferred from virus-stricken cruise ship off Panama 5:01 am
PANAMA CITY, Panama (AFP) - Passengers on a virus-stricken cruise liner stranded off Central America were transferred to another ship Saturday, after the US-bound vessel was given permission to pass through the Panama Canal. ... Read More

The spread of COVID-19 across the globe 12:05 am
 KINGSTON, Jamaica - 199 Countries and Territories around the world have reported a total of 663,748 confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 that originated from Wuhan, China, and a death toll of ... Read More

In rare case, US infant dies from COVID-19 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) - A US infant has died from the COVID-19 illness, officials in the state of Illinois said on Saturday, marking an extremely rare case of juvenile death in the global pandemic.... Read More

Trinidad records third death from COVID-19

Saturday, March, 28 2020 9:35 pm    

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No health care worker has tested positive for COVID-19 – University Hospital

Saturday, March, 28 2020 9:17 pm    

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – Following rumours circulating on social media throughout the day, the University Hospital of the West Indies says it is confirming that no staff member or healthcare worker has tested positive for COVID-19. Read More

Two more COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, Jamaica's total now 32

Saturday, March, 28 2020 9:04 pm    

Two more COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, Jamaica's total now 32  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health and Wellness is now reporting that there are 32 cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica. Read More

Two charged with breaking curfew in St Lucia

Saturday, March, 28 2020 3:11 pm    

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Italy's coronavirus death toll shoots past 10,000

Saturday, March, 28 2020 2:09 pm    

ROME, Italy (AFP)— Italy's world-topping coronavirus death toll shot past 10,000 on Saturday and showed few sign of slowing... Read More

OBSERVER ONLINE readers pay tribute to Bob Andy

Saturday, March, 28 2020 1:17 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Since the passing yesterday of singer, songwriter Bob Andy, OBSERVER ONLINE readers have been sharing their thoughts on his life and musical achievements on the online comments' platform. Read More


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