The National Surveillance Unit at the Ministry Of Health and Wellness had advised that two new samples have tested positive for COVID-19.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica to 511.
In the meantime, three more patients have recovered and have been released from isolation, bringing the total recoveries to 121.
The two new cases are both females from Kingston and St. Andrew and St. Catherine respectively. One case is a 20 year old employee in the workplace cluster in St Catherine, and the other is 45 years of age and a contact of a locally transmitted (non epidemiologically -linked) case.
There are now 225 confirmed COVID-19 cases related to the workplace cluster, primarily from St. Catherine and Kingston & St. Andrew. Their ages range from 17 to 53 years and consists of 169 females and 56 males.
Globally, at least 4,677,128 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed with at least 310,421 deaths linked to the disease.
There have been nine COVID-19 related deaths locally.
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