An outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more than a dozen countries was declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation on Thursday after the number of cases spiked tenfold in a week.
An infestation of rats has forced the relocation of detainees from the lock-up at the Spanish Town Police Station in St Catherine.
Jamaica imposed a ban on travel to and from China on Friday, a day after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global emergency.
Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. He was 41. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna was also killed in the crash.
A tsunami warning is in effect for Jamaica following the massive 7.7-magnitude earthquake that struck in the Caribbean Sea between the island and neighbouring Cuba on Tuesday.