Jamaica records 12 more recoveries in the last 24 hours

May 27, 2020

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting that five more  samples have tested positive for COVID-19, which brings the total confirmed cases in Jamaica to 569.

In the last 24 hours, recovery numbers climbed to 279 as 12 more patients were released from isolation today.

The five new confirmed cases include: four females and one male, who range in age from 32-46 years and are residents of Manchester, St. James, Kingston & St. Andrew and St. Catherine.

Of the five new confirmed positive cases, three are imported cases, including one from the group of repatriated Jamaicans processed at the Falmouth Pier recently and two from the group that returned from the USA on May 13.The mode of transmission for the other two remaining cases is under investigation.

Some 335 (59%) of all confirmed cases in Jamaica are females and there are 234 (41%) males, with ages ranging from 2 months to 87 years.

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