Jamaica now has fifty-five (55) confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The new additions are:
• A 74-year-old female from Manchester, who is the contact of a confirmed case; and
• A 63-year-old female from Portland, who is under investigation.
They bring to twenty-eight (28) the number of imported cases and to twenty-two (22) the number of import-related cases.
Five (5) cases are under investigation.
So far, thirty (30) males and twenty-five (25) females have tested positive, ranging in ages from twelve (12) to eighty-seven (87) years.
The median age is fifty-five (55) years.
There are thirty-nine (39) persons in quarantine in a government facility. Fifty-five are in isolation.
Globally at least 1,215,940 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed with at least 65,666 deaths linked to the disease.
To date, there are currently two confirmed COVID-19 related deaths in Jamaica. This tally had previously risen to three but the 3rd reported death is now under investigation according to the Ministry Of Health & Wellness.
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