A call centre in Montego Bay, St James has been shut down by the parish’s health authorities after it was established that there were at least 18 positive cases identified there in recent days.
The call centre is Teleperformance that reportedly employs hundreds of people. Chief Public Health Inspector for St James, Lennox Wallace said the decision was taken to shut down the facility after
inspection and confirmation that nearly 20 people there had tested positive.
All staff were sent home on Wednesday, but no date was set for resumption.
The centre has become a workplace cluster for COVID-19 following more than 200 cases at the Alorica Call Centre in Portmore, St Catherine.