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Jamaica added six new cases of COVID-19 to its tally on Sunday (June 28), making the cumulative number of confirmed cases totaling 696.

The number of recovered patients remained unchanged in the last 24 hours, standing at 552 ever recovered and released from isolation. (79.3% Recovery Rate).

The new cases consist of three females and three males with ages ranging from 22 to 71 years. Five of which are imported, having arrived on flights from the USA, while one is a contact of an imported case (import-related).

Four cases are Jamaicans with addresses of residence in Manchester (2), Westmoreland (1) and St. James (1). The other two cases are non-Jamaicans staying in Westmoreland and Hanover.

Jamaica now has 131 (18.8%) active cases under observation with no critically or moderately ill patient.

The 696 cases consist of 181 imported cases; 233 cases that are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine and 7 under investigation.

Some 397 (57%) of all confirmed cases are females and 299 (43%) are males. All cases range in age from 2 months to 87 years.

 

Clinical Management Update as at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, 2020

Total Samples Tested

23,881

New samples tested in the last 24 hours

298

Discharge samples tested in the last 24 hours

8

Results Positive

696

Results Negative

23,101

Results Pending

84

Deceased

10

Recovered

552

Number in Facility Quarantine

42

Number in Home Quarantine

3,581

Number in Hospital Isolation

(Including suspected positive COVID-19 cases)

13

Persons in Facility Isolation

13

Persons in Transitional Facilities Isolation

8

Persons in Home Isolation

100

Persons Moderately Ill

0

Persons Critically Ill

0

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