Opening hours for businesses in Corporate Area State of Emergency

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The Jamaica Defence Force on Monday announced the operation hours for businesses in sections of Kingston and St Andrew that are now under a state of public emergency.

The following are the opening and closing hours that are applicable to businesses.

- Clubs and fast food restaurants - 7:00am to 9:00pm

- Bars and Taverns - 9:00am to 8:00 pm

- Gas Stations - 6:00am to 9:00pm

- Supermarkets, grocery shops, haberdasheries, cookshops and any other place - 8:00am to 7:00 pm

- Pharmacies - 8:00am to 8:00pm

- Churches - 9:00am to 9:00pm

- Any other public place - 9:00am to 7:00pm

A state of emergency has been imposed in the Kingston Western, Kingston Central and St Andrew South police divisions, to combat rampant criminality.