Two more positive COVID-19 cases in Jamaica, total now 55

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Two more positive COVID-19 cases in Jamaica, total now 55

Saturday, April 04, 2020

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica now has 55 confirmed cases of COVID-19. This is an increase of two over the total given yesterday.

A release from the Ministry of Health and Wellness listed the new additions as:

- A 74-year-old female from Manchester, who is the contact of a confirmed case; and

- A 63-year-old female from Portland, who is under investigation.

The number of imported cases now stands at 28, while the number of import-related cases stands at 22. Five cases are still under investigation.

A total of 30 males and 25 females have tested positive, ranging in ages from 12 to 87 years. The median age is 55 years.

At present there are 39 people in government quarantine.


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