COVID-19 infections in Jamiaca now stand at 599

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On Monday another of the individuals who recently returned to Jamaica under the controlled re-entry programme has tested positive for the coronavirus – covid-19.

This brings to 599 the number of infections recorded in Jamaica.This was the second consequetive day on which a positive test had been announced in relation to that group of persons.

A statement from the Health Ministry said the person was a 63 year old woman from St. Elizabeth. She had visited New York.