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Jamaica has recorded five new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional recoveries as at Saturday (July 11).

The total number of confirmed cases are now up to 758 while recoveries have moved to 615.

Three of the new positives are males and two are females, with ages ranging from 22 to 45 years. All five are imported cases with addresses in St. Catherine (2), Kingston and St. Andrew (1), St. James (1) and St. Elizabeth (1). All five arrived in the island on flights
from the United States.

Jamaica now has 240 imported cases while 236 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 are under investigation.

Of the 758 confirmed cases, 426 or 56% are females and 332 or 44% are males. They range in age from 2 months to 87 years. Further, of the 758 confirmed cases to date, in addition to the 615 or 81.1% who have recovered, 19 or 2.5% have repatriated and 10
or 1.3% have died.

There are currently 114 or 15% active cases under observation, with no moderately or critically ill cases among them.

Testing numbers now stand at 28,088, with 27,272 negatives and 58 pending, in addition
to the 758 positives.

Total Samples Tested 28,088
New Samples tested in the last 24 hours

 

252
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours

 

7
Results Positive 758
Results Negative

 

27,272
Results Pending

 

58
Deceased

 

10
Recovered

 

615
Number in Facility Quarantine

 

6
Number in Home Quarantine

 

13,918
Number Hospitalised

(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)

 

3
Persons in Facility Isolation

 

0
Persons in Home Isolation

 

106
Persons in Step Down Facilities (Isolation) 5
Persons Repatriated

 

19
Persons Moderately Ill

 

0
Persons Critically Ill

 

0
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