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674 PROCLAMATIONS, RULES AND REGULATIONS [JULY 1, 2020

(3) If a person tested pursuant to this paragraph tests negative for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), a Medical Officer (Health), Medical Officer or public health officer shall either require the person to remain—

(a) at that person’s abode or place of residence (including the yard) for a period of 14 days beginning from the date on which the person enters Jamaica, except that the person may once per day leave that abode or place of residence to go to the closest practicable location for the purpose of necessities of life, and then shall immediately return to the abode or place of residence; or

(b) in quarantine, at a facility designated by the Government, or at that person’s abode or place of residence,

as that officer considers appropriate having regard to the level of risk concerned.

(4) A person to whom any of the requirements of this paragraph applies—

(a) shall comply with all applicable directions given, and requirements imposed, by an authorized officer;

(b) shall not attend for work at the person’s place of employment (but may work from home), during the period that the person is required under this paragraph to remain at the person’s abode or place of residence or in quarantine, and the person’s employer shall not count that period against the leave entitlements of the person unless otherwise agreed between the employer and the person; and

(c) shall comply with the provisions of paragraphs 9 to 12.

(5) In this paragraph, “necessities of life” shall be construed as including obtaining food, medical supplies or medical services, conducting financial transactions, overseeing the person’s place of business, attending a place of worship, and physical exercise.

5.—(1) Sub-paragraphs (2) and (6) apply where a risk assessment under paragraph 3 is made in respect of a person—

(a) who is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica;

(b) who at any time during the period from July 1, 2020, to July 14, 2020, seeks to enter Jamaica as a tourist; and

(c) whose intended abode or place of residence in Jamaica is at a place within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule.

Procedure following risk assessment of person who is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica, visiting as a tourist in the Resilient Corridor.

Second Schedule.

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JULY 1, 2020] PROCLAMATIONS, RULES AND REGULATIONS 675

(2) Where the Medical Officer (Health), Medical Officer or public health officer (as the case may be) determines that the person—

(a) does not pose a high risk of transmission of the SARS — CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), the person shall be required, on being permitted to enter Jamaica, to remain within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule, for the duration of the person’s stay in Jamaica; or

(b) poses a high risk of transmission of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), the person shall be tested for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19) upon arrival in Jamaica and shall remain in quarantine, at a facility designated by the Government or at that person’s intended abode or place of residence within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule, as may be directed by a Medical Officer (Health), until the test results are known, and if the person—

(i) tests positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID- 19), the person shall remain in quarantine, in isolation from other persons, in an isolation room approved by a Medical Officer (Health), until a Medical Officer (Health), a Medical Officer, or a public health officer certifies that the person has recovered from the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19); or

(ii) tests negative for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID- 19), the person shall be released from quarantine, but shall remain within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule.

(3) Sub-paragraphs (4), (5) and (6) apply in respect of a person—

(a) who is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica;

(b) who at any time during the period from July 15, 2020, to July 31, 2020, seeks to enter Jamaica as a tourist; and

(c) whose intended abode or place of residence in Jamaica is at a place within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule.

(4) The person shall not be permitted to enter Jamaica unless the person provides, with the application for entry, a valid COVID-19 PCR test that—

(a) is no older than ten days prior to the proposed date of entry; and

(b) shows that the person tested negative for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19).

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(5) A person permitted to enter Jamaica under sub-paragraph (4) shall—

(a) remain at that person’s abode or place of residence within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule; and

(b) shall not be required to be tested for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19) for the duration of person’s stay in Jamaica pursuant to such permission, unless—

(i) the assessment conducted under paragraph 3 determines that the person poses a high risk of transmission of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19); or

(ii) the person displays symptoms of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19).

(6) A person to whom any of the requirements of this paragraph applies shall—

(a) comply with all applicable directions given, and requirements imposed, by an authorized officer;

(b) comply with the provisions of paragraphs 9 to 12; and

(c) shall only travel on transportation licensed under the Tourist Board Act.

6.—(1) Sub-paragraphs (2) and (6) apply where a risk assessment under paragraph 3 is made in respect of a person who—

(a) is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica; and

(b) seeks at any time during the period from July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2020, to enter Jamaica, for a stay of less than 14 days, for business purposes.

(2) The person shall be tested for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19) upon arrival in Jamaica and shall remain in quarantine, at that person’s intended abode or place of residence in Jamaica, until the test results are known, and if the person—

(a) tests positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), the person shall remain in quarantine, in isolation from other persons, at that abode or place of residence, or at a facility designated by the Government, as may be directed by a Medical Officer (Health), until a Medical Officer (Health), a Medical Officer, or a public health officer certifies that the person has recovered from the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19); or

Procedure following risk assessment of person who is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica, visiting for business purposes.

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JULY 1, 2020] PROCLAMATIONS, RULES AND REGULATIONS 679

(7) In this paragraph, “necessities of life” shall be construed as including obtaining food, medical supplies or medical services, conducting financial transactions, and conducting business transactions.

7.—(1) Sub-paragraphs (2) and (6) apply where a risk assessment under paragraph 3 is made in respect of a person who—

(a) is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica; and

(b) seeks at any time during the period from July 1, 2020, to July 14, 2020, to enter Jamaica other than—

(i) as a tourist whose intended abode or place of residence in Jamaica is within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule; or

(ii) for business purposes.

(2) The person—

(a) shall, on being permitted to enter Jamaica, be required to remain in quarantine at that person’s intended abode or place of residence (including the yard) in Jamaica, for a period of 14 days beginning from the date on which the person enters Jamaica, unless otherwise required under this paragraph; and

(b) if the Medical Officer (Health), Medical Officer or public health officer (as the case may be) determines that the person poses a high risk of transmission of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID- 19), that officer may require that the person attend at a specified testing location to be tested for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19), and if the person—

(i) tests positive for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID- 19), the person shall be required to remain in quarantine, in isolation from other persons, at a facility designated by the Government or at the abode or place of residence referred to in sub-paragraph (a), as may be directed by a Medical Officer (Health), until a Medical Officer (Health), a Medical Officer, or a public health officer certifies that the person has recovered from the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19); or

(ii) tests negative for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID- 19), the person shall remain in quarantine at a facility designated by the Government or at the abode or place of residence referred to in sub-paragraph (a), as may be directed by a Medical Officer (Health), until the end of the period referred to in sub-paragraph (a).

Second Schedule.

Procedure following risk assessment of person who is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica, visiting other than as tourist staying in the Resilient Corridor and other than for business purposes.

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(3) Sub-paragraphs (4), (5) and (6) apply in respect of a person who—

(a) is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica; and

(b) seeks at any time during the period from July 15, 2020, to July 31, 2020, to enter Jamaica other than—

(i) as a tourist whose intended abode or place of residence in Jamaica is within the area of the Resilient Corridor described in the Second Schedule; or

(ii) for business purposes.

(4) The person shall not be permitted to enter Jamaica unless the person provides, with the application for entry, a valid COVID-19 PCR test that is no older than ten days prior to the proposed date of entry, and which shows that the person tested negative for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19).

(5) A person permitted to enter Jamaica pursuant to sub-paragraph (4)—

(a) shall not be required to be tested for the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19) for the duration of person’s stay in Jamaica pursuant to such permission, unless—

(i) the assessment conducted under paragraph 3 determines that the person poses a high risk of transmission of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19); or

(ii) the person displays symptoms of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19); and

(b) on being permitted to enter Jamaica, shall be required to remain in quarantine at the person’s intended abode or place of residence in Jamaica for a period of 14 days beginning from the date on which the person enters Jamaica.

(6) A person to whom any of the requirements of this paragraph applies shall comply with—

(a) all applicable directions given, and requirements imposed, by an authorized officer; and

(b) the provisions of paragraphs 9 to 12.

8.—(1) A person who is required to remain in quarantine under paragraph 4, 5, 6 or 7 shall be monitored by an electronic device.

(2) The use of an electronic monitoring device under sub-paragraph (1) shall be solely for the purpose of preventing the transmission of the SARS – CoV-2 (Coronavirus COVID-19) into the community, and, accordingly—

(a) the electronic monitoring device shall be used only to monitor—

(i) whether the person has left the designated quarantine area; and

Electronic monitoring.

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