With a have a look at a number of the high tales making the information right now, April 16, throughout your Caribbean-American group in South Florida, I’m…for CNW 90.
Immediately’s newscast is dropped at you by the Florida Division of Well being;
To assist cease the unfold of COVID-19, The Florida Division of Well being in Broward County reminds everybody to apply social distancing, wash your fingers typically with cleaning soap and water and canopy your nostril and mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
Developing within the newscast, Florida pauses use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Jamaican authorities extends weekend lockdowns and Luton Shelton posthumously awarded the Keys to the Metropolis of Kingston.
Now for the information intimately,
Governor Ron DeSantis mentioned Florida is quickly suspending Johnson & Johnson vaccinations as a result of a half-dozen folks developed blood clots after getting the shot. Throughout a information convention on Tuesday, DeSantis mentioned Florida is following suggestions for a pause from the CDC whereas issues of safety are examined. The governor mentioned he obtained the Johnson & Johnson vaccine earlier this month and felt no in poor health results. He additionally added that he believes the really useful pause will quickly be lifted. Greater than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been given within the U.S., the overwhelming majority with no or gentle unintended effects. The governor mentioned that residents who’ve already obtained the J&J vaccine don’t have any motive to fret.
Now for Caribbean Information,
Residents can be subjected to a different three weekend lockdowns, although the curfew hours have been considerably lowered. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon within the Home of Representatives. He mentioned that whereas the stricter measures have helped to sluggish the speed of COVID-19 infections, the positivity price and the variety of hospitalizations stay a priority. The lockdowns can be modified for the following three weekends, with a 4 PM to five AM curfew on Saturdays and a 2 PM to five AM curfew on Sundays. The lockdowns will expire on Could 4th. All different measures, together with the detrimental COVID-19 take a look at requirement for travellers can even stay in place till Could 4th.
And in Sports activities Information,
Jamaica’s most prolific goal-scorer, the late Luton Shelton has been posthumously awarded the Keys to the Metropolis of Kingston by the Kingston and St. Andrew Municipal Company. The KSAMC handed the decision on April 13 to honor the worldwide soccer participant, who died on January 22. The Keys to the Metropolis of Kingston is the very best honour that may be bestowed by the KSAMC. Up till the time of his loss of life, Shelton nonetheless held the nationwide goal-scoring document of 35 objectives in 75 appearances. He’s nonetheless the one males’s soccer participant to attain 4 objectives in his worldwide debut for Jamaica. Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams, mentioned Shelton’s achievements won’t ever be forgotten.
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