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Jamaica is enjoying another day of having no new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, even as recoveries climbed to 284, up from 279 as at Thursday (May 28).

The island now has a 49.9 per cent recovery rate while the number of confirmed cases remain at 569. That 569 is comprised of:
– 75 imported cases;
– 215 that are contacts of confirmed cases;
– 27 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked;
– 235 linked to a workplace cluster; and
– 17 under investigation.

Some 335 or 59% of the 569 confirmed cases are females and 234 or 41% are males.

Their ages range from two months to 87 years.

Jamaica has done a total of 11,460 tests for COVID-19. In addition to the 569 positive results, there have been 10,858 negatives and 33 are pending.

Clinical Management Summary as at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020

Total Samples Tested 11,460
New samples tested in the last 24 hours 201
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours 3
Results Positive 569
Results Negative 10,858
Results Pending 33
Deceased 9
Recovered 284
Number in Facility Quarantine 268
Number Hospitalised (including suspected positive COVID-19 cases) 20
Persons Moderately ill 0
Persons Critically ill 2
Persons in Facility Isolation 121
Persons in Home Isolation 103
Persons in Transitional Facilities 8
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