More COVID-19 in cases Jamaica


Jamaica has recorded two additional COVID-19 cases over the most recent 24 hours, pushing the number of cases to 753.

The new cases are a male and female, matured 44 and 55 years, individually.

One is a vacationer who remained in St Ann and has since been repatriated. The other is a Jamaican who lives in St. James.

Clergyman of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton gave the update Thursday at the week by week virtual COVID Conversation press instructions from the service’s administrative center in New Kingston.

Tufton said there are presently 235 imported cases in the island; 236 cases are contacts of affirmed cases; 39 are neighborhood transmission cases not epidemiologically connected; 236 are identified with the working environment bunch in St Catherine and seven are under scrutiny. There are 121 dynamic cases, and no respectably or fundamentally sick patient.

Females account for the majority of COVID-19 cases on the island, amounting to 424 or 56 per cent, while 329 or 44 per cent are males. The ages of the COVID patients range from two months old to 87 years old.

Also, 603 individuals have recuperated, while 19 have been repatriated.

The island’s testing numbers are now up 27,531, including the 753 positives, 26,722 negatives and 56 pending.