The last 24 hours have seen an increase of 13 patients being released from COVID-19 isolation. The cumulative number of patients now recovered and released stands at 539 (78.6% Recovery rate). Jamaica also recorded two new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing that total to 686.
The two new cases are females, ages 29 and 87 years old with addresses of residence in Kingston & St. Andrew. One case is imported from the USA, while other is a contact of prior imported case (import-related).
Jamaica now has 172 imported cases; 232 cases are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 are local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine and seven under investigation.
Some 392 (57%) of all confirmed cases are females and 294 (43%) are males. The ages of all confirmed cases range from 2 months to 87 years.
There are now 137 (19.9%) active cases under observation with no critically or moderately ill patient.
Clinical Management Update as at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020
|Total Samples Tested||23,331|
|New samples tested in the last 24 hours||619|
|Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours||16|
|Number in Facility Quarantine||43|
|Number in Home Quarantine||2,961|
|Number in Hospital
(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)
|Persons in Facility Isolation||16|
|Persons in Transitional Facilities||4|
|Persons in Home Isolation||105|
|Persons Moderately Ill||0|
|Persons Critically Ill||0|