Coronavirus Cases Up To 529 Locally

Jamaica’s tally of COVID-19 cases has increased to 529 as nine new positive cases have been confirmed.

26 additional persons have also recovered from COVID-19 bringing the total number of recoveries to 171.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness gave the update at a press conference on Wednesday.


Of the new positive COVID-19 cases, six are from nationals recently repatriated.

Meanwhile, the 26 recoveries was the highest to date recorded in a 24-hour period.

The number of deaths remain at nine.

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

Hanover 0
St Elizabeth 5
St James 8
Trelawny 1
Westmoreland 2
Clarendon 35
Manchester 12
St Ann 17
St Catherine 298
St Mary 19
Portland 9
Kingston & St Andrew 120
St Thomas 3

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