Confirmed Cases reach 617
Jamaica recorded two new imported cases of COVID-19 today. This brings the total confirmed cases in the island to 617. At the same time, total recoveries remain at 420 (68.1%).
The new imported cases are a 35 year old male of a St. James address and a 61 year old female of a Kingston & St. Andrew address. Both are returned to Jamaica recently from Florida, USA.
Jamaica now has 116 imported cases; 219 cases are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine and 7 under investigation.
Some 356 (57.7%) of all confirmed cases are females and 261 (42.3%) are males, with ages ranging from two months to 87 years.
Two critically ill patients are among the 187 (30.3%) active cases currently under observation. There are no moderately ill cases at this time.
With 189 patients in isolation, seven persons-of-interest in government quarantine and 1,499 in home quarantine, the island’s health departments are currently following 854 close contacts of confirmed cases.
Clinical Management Summary as at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, 2020
|Total Samples Tested||16,492|
|New samples tested in the last 24 hours||345|
|Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours||237|
|Number in Facility Quarantine||7|
|Persons in Hospitalised Isolation
(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)
|Persons Moderately Ill||0|
|Persons Critically Ill||2|
|Persons in Facility Isolation||53|
|Persons in Home Isolation||101|
|Persons in Transitional Facilities||3|