n There is no suspected or confirmed case of Ebola in Jamaica, and reporting of any case is mandated through agreed channels in keeping with the International Health Regulations, 2005.
n Jamaica has no direct flights to or from the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea, the worst-affected nations in this current Ebola outbreak.
n Jamaica gets approximately two million visitors to the island each year, and on average, only 150 collectively come from Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea annually.
n So far this year, 142 persons have visited Jamaica from Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea ? 66 Sierra Leoneans, 65 Liberians and 11 Guineans. From those three countries, 160 persons visited in 2013, 138 in 2012,
and 159 in 2011.
n Jamaica now has a travel ban on persons travelling directly or indirectly from or through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, within 28 days of having departed those countries. There is also a 28-day quarantine of Jamaican residents coming from either of those countries.