47 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Jamaica

The National Influenza Centre has advised that of five test results that were pending, two samples tested negative and three positive for COVID-19.

This brings Jamaica’s tally of COVID-19 cases to 47.

The new cases are:

  • A couple with a travel history from New York, the female, 79 years old and the male, 73 years old and
  • A 32 year old male from Portland, with no travel history. His mode of transmission is under investigation.

There are now 27 imported cases, 17 import-related and three cases are under investigation.

Jamaica has tested a total of 476 samples, including those tested for Severe Acute Respiratory Infections.

Of the 476 samples, three results are pending, while 47 samples were positive, and 426 were negative.

Globally at least 1,034,116 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed with at least 54,465 deaths linked to the disease.

To date, there have been three COVID-19 related deaths in Jamaica.

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