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
|New samples tested in the last 24 hours
|Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours
|Number in Facility Quarantine
|Number in Home Quarantine||1,827|
|Number in Hospital
(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)
|Persons Moderately Ill
|Persons Critically Ill
|Persons in Facility Isolation||12|
|Persons in Home Isolation
|Persons in Transitional Facilities||0|