Jamaica recorded only 16 new COVID cases on New Year's Day

January 02, 2021

Of the 399 samples tested in Jamaica in the last 24 hours, only 16 have tested positive for COVID-19, increasing Jamaica's total confirmed cases to 12,931 with 1,792 being active.

Of the new cases, seven are males and nine are females, with ages ranging from 48 days to 61 years.

In the meantime, there were 147 more recoveries, increasing the total to 10,679.

Some 85 persons are in hospital with 10 being moderately and nine critically ill.

According to the Ministry of Health, 28 persons are in government quarantine, while 28,231 are quarantined at home.

No new deaths were recorded. 

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