Another Day With Zero New COVID-19 Cases, Recoveries Near 50 Percent

Jamaica is enjoying another day of having no new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, even as recoveries climbed to 284, up from 279.

The island now has a 49.9 per cent recovery rate while the number of confirmed cases remain at 569.

That 569 is comprised of:

  

• 75 imported cases; • 215 that are contacts of confirmed cases; • 27 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; • 235 linked to a workplace cluster; and • 17 under investigation.

Some 335 or 59% of the 569 confirmed cases are females and 234 or 41% are males. Their ages range from two months to 87 years.

Jamaica has done a total of 11,460 tests for COVID-19. In addition to the 569 positive results, there have been 10,858 negatives and 33 are pending.

The current breakdown of COVID-19 cases by parish is as follows:

Hanover 1
St Elizabeth 6
St James 11
Trelawny 1
Westmoreland 3
Clarendon 35
Manchester 15
St Ann 23
St Catherine 305
St Mary 23
Portland 10
Kingston & St Andrew 133
St Thomas 3

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