COVID19 Update: Two New Recoveries, No New Cases

Two more COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been released from care in the last 24 hours. Recoveries now stand at 605 (80% Recovery Rate). At the same time, no new cases of COVID-19 were recorded today. The island’s cumulative number remains at 753. 

There are 119 (16%) active cases currently under observation in Jamaica, while 19 cases have been repatriated to their countries of origin. There are no moderately or critically ill persons among the active cases at this time.

Three persons-of-interest are in quarantine at government facilities, while some 13, 028 are quarantined at home. The parish health departments are currently following 310 close contacts of confirmed cases.

The case classification remains unchanged with 235 imported cases; 236 cases that are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine; and seven are under investigation.

The majority of all confirmed cases are females with 424(56%) and the remaining 329 (44%) are males. They range in age from 2 months to 87 years.


Clinical Management Summary as at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020

Total Samples Tested 27,836
New Samples tested in the last 24 hours 305
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours 1
Results Positive 753
Results Negative 27,022
Results Pending 61
Deceased 10
Recovered 605
Number in Facility Quarantine 3
Number in Home Quarantine 13,028
Number Hospitalised

(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)

Persons in Facility Isolation 3
Persons in Home Isolation 101
Persons in Step Down Facilities (Isolation) 5
Persons Moderately Ill 0
Persons Critically Ill 0