Covid cases now at 59

by April 6th, 2020


There are now 59 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Jamaica.


The new addition is a 43-year-old male from Portland, who is under investigation.


This case brings to 7 the number of persons under investigation while 30 are imported cases and 22 are import-related.


The health ministry said so far, 32 males and 27 females have tested positive.


The cases range in age from twelve to eighty-seven years.  The average age is 50 years.


The ministry said 8 patients have fully recovered while 3 have died.


There are currently 38 persons in quarantine in a government facility.


And, 62 are in isolation.