Ambassador Elizabeth Thompson, head of the Well being Communications Staff, introduced throughout a stay COVID-19 press briefing on Monday that $3 million for use for hazard pay has been launched to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Thompson stated this cash must be obtainable to staff quickly.
The ambassador additionally introduced that psychological, psychiatric or counselling assist can be obtainable to frontline staff caring for coronavirus (COVID-19) sufferers at Harrison Level, St Lucy. She stated this may help these coping with difficult conditions.
Minister of Schooling Santia Bradshaw, Dr Corey Forde and Dr Anton Finest additionally gave addresses throughout the briefing.
Thompson, who remains to be in quarantine, was talking from her lodge room. She returned from New York on Saturday to take up her new submit, which was introduced by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley throughout a press convention on Friday.
The Well being Communications Staff was established to spice up communication between the Ministry of Well being and Wellness and the general public concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. (KG)