Three new COVID-19 cases, nine more recoveries for Jamaica

Jamaica has recorded three (3) new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of confirmed cases for the island to 614.

The last 24 hours have also yielded nine (9) additional recoveries. The recovery numbers are now up to 417, giving the island a recovery rate of 67.9%.

The new cases were all imported. Two came into the island via a flight from Canada and one, an involuntary returning migrant, from the United States.

The new cases are comprised of two males, one aged 22 years and the other 53; and one female, aged 31 years. The cases have addresses in Kingston and St. Andrew, St. Catherine, and St. Mary.

The new cases bring to 113 the number of imported cases. In addition, 219 cases are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 are local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 are related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine; and 7 under investigation.

There are currently two (2) critically ill persons and a total of 187 or 30.5% active cases now under observation.

Some 355 or 57.8% of the confirmed cases are females and there are 259 or 42.2% males. They range in age from 2 months to 87 years.

The islands testing numbers are now up to 15,850, following the testing of 372 new samples in the last day. In addition to the 614 positives, there are 15,191 negatives and 45 pending.

 

Clinical Management Update as at 3:00 pm on June 12, 2020.

Total Samples Tested

15,850

New samples tested in the last 24 hours

372

Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours

151

Results Positive

614

Results Negative

15,191

Results Pending

45

Deceased

10

Recovered

417

Number in Facility Quarantine

10

Number in Home Quarantine

1,733

Number in Hospital

(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)

30

Persons Moderately Ill

0

Persons Critically Ill

2

Persons in Facility Isolation

79

Persons in Home Isolation

92

Persons in Transitional Facilities

5