(CMR) The head of Jamaica's police force tested positive for COVID-19 late Saturday (August 22) after displaying flu-like symptoms.
According to information released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), the Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson, is currently in quarantine at home after presenting with mild flu-like symptoms.
The force said that Anderson was notified of the positive result on August 22, 2020.
Sections of the Office of the Police Commissioner were immediately closed to facilitate a sanitization exercise.
Late Saturday Jamaica's health ministry reported that the country had recorded 56 new COVID-19 cases bringing the islands tally to 1,413.
To date the island has a little over 500 active cases.