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Jamaica has recorded one new case of COVID-19 as at Monday (June 8), bringing the island’s count to 599. In the meantime, the number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 remains at 405 (Recovery rate 67.6%).

The new case is a 63 year old female of a St. Elizabeth address. This is an imported case from New York under the controlled re-entry programme.

Jamaica now has 98 imported cases; 218 cases are contacts of confirmed cases; 27 are local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine and 20 under investigation.

Some 344 (57%) of all confirmed cases are females and 255 (43%) are males, with ages ranging from 2 months to 87 years.

There are 184 (30.7%) active cases currently under observation, including two critically ill cases. There are no moderately ill cases at this time.

The parish health departments across the island are currently tracing some 986 close contacts of confirmed cases, while 208 patients remain in isolation and 46 persons-of-interest are in quarantine at a government facility.

Clinical Management Summary as at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020

Total Samples Tested

 

14,802
New samples tested in the last 24 hours

 

216
Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours

 

0
Results Positive

 

599
Results Negative

 

14,168
Results Pending

 

35
Deceased

 

10
Recovered

 

405
Number in Facility Quarantine

 

46
Persons in Hospitalised Isolation

(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)

 

27
Persons Moderately Ill

 

0
Persons Critically Ill

 

2
Persons in Facility Isolation

 

79
Persons in Home Isolation

 

95
Persons in Transitional Facilities 7
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