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COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Sunday, October 18, 2020

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL   Confirmed Cases 47 8,321   SEX CLASSIFICATION       Males 20 3,720   Females 27 4,583   Under Investigation 0 18   AGE RANGE  8 years to 92 years 1 day to 104 years   PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES       Clarendon… Read More

Health Ministry’s COVID-19 youth programme a hit with young leaders

More than 100 young leaders turned out to the official unveiling of the Ministry of Health & Wellness’ COVID-19 Youth Leaders Response Programme, which will tap into their capacity for advocacy in order to enhance the national response to the pandemic. The event, staged at the Jamaica Conference Centre on… Read More

Health Ministry to procure Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and Wellness notes the public call for greater access to Remdesivir and will be procuring supplies of the antiviral, through the National Health Fund, for the treatment of COVID-19 infection in public facilities. This is based on the available scientific evidence, including in the New England Journal… Read More

COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Monday, October 12, 2020

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL Confirmed Cases 97 7,910 SEX CLASSIFICATION     Males 47 3,563 Females 49 4,322 Under Investigation 1 25 AGE RANGE 2 years to 90 years 1 day to 104 years PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES     Clarendon 2 428 Hanover 5 100 KSA 23… Read More