COVID-19: 6 Recoveries, 72 New Confirmed Infections


72 new confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported yesterday, bringing the total cases on record for Jamaica to 1,804, according to the Health and Wellness Ministry.

Over the same period, recoveries increased by six, bringing the total recoveries to 846.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 45 are females and 27 are males, with ages ranging from five years to 81 years.

Seven cases are contacts of a confirmed case and 65 are currently under investigation.

The cases recorded in Kingston & St Andrew (22), St Catherine (18), Clarendon (11), St Thomas (eight), St Ann (four), Manchester (three), Hanover (two), St Mary (two), and St Elizabeth and St James, one each.

Seven moderately ill patients and four critically ill patients are among the 867 active cases now under observation.