At a press conference at Jamaica House on Monday, Holness said as of July 10, people visiting Jamaica from Florida, New York, Arizona and Texas must upload the results of their COVID tests to the visitjamaica website before their landing may be approved.
The test must not be older than seven days before the date of travel.
According to Holness, Jamaica has to implement the measure as it prepares to welcome more people to the island.
He says the country is now expecting 22 flights a day with 1,680 passengers.
Other people returning to the island will be screened at the airport.
They will also be expected to complete testing here and to remain at home until the results are made available.
Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton said the new pre-testing requirement will ease the pressure on the local staff…