36 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Jamaica – Health Ministry

There are now 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica.

Additional results received at 9:00 pm from the National Influenza Centre, showed that five pending cases tested negative, while two were positive for COVID-19.

The two new cases are:

  • A 45-year-old female, a healthcare worker, who was a contact of a confirmed case.
  • A 54-year-old female from St. Mary. Her mode of transmission is under investigation.

As of last evening, the healthcare worker was well and in good spirit.

The Health Ministry has also reiterated that no other healthcare worker at present, has tested positive for COVID-19.

There are now 23 imported cases, 11 import-related and 2 cases under investigation.

Globally at least 737,500 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed with at least 34,997 deaths linked to the disease.

To date, there has been one COVID-19 related death in Jamaica.

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