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As at Sunday (June 21), two Jamaican males, ages 39 and 40 are the latest confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica. These two bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 659.

The two new cases are imported, having arrived in the island recently from Dallas, Texas, USA. One is of a Clarendon address, while the other has an address of residence in Trelawny.

Also in the last 24 hours, the island has seen a record number of recoveries with 54 more patients recovered and released from isolation. The country’s recovery rate now stands at 78.3% with a total of 516 patients recovered and released from care.

The new cases bring to 155 the number of imported cases, while 222 cases are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 are local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked and 236 are related to a workplace cluster. There are also seven cases under investigation.

Some 380 (58%) of all confirmed cases are females and 279 (42%) are males. They range in age from 2 months to 87 years.

There are now 133 (20.2 %) active cases under observation with one critically ill and one moderately ill patient.

Clinical Management Update as at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, 2020

 

Total Samples Tested

 

20,434
New samples tested in the last 24 hours

 

274
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours

 

3
Results Positive

 

659
Results Negative

 

19,715
Results Pending

 

60
Deceased

 

10
Recovered

 

516
Number in Facility Quarantine

 

299
Number in Home Quarantine 1,827
Number in Hospital

(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)

 

17
Persons Moderately Ill

 

1
Persons Critically Ill

 

1
Persons in Facility Isolation 12
Persons in Home Isolation

 

104
Persons in Transitional Facilities 0
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