National Epidemiologist Dr Karen Webster-Kerr is reporting that there has been a slow down in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in sections of the island.
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Dr Webster-Kerr who was speaking yesterday during the Ministry of Health's weekly digital news conference, said an analysis of the numbers showed that cases peaked in August.
Meanwhile, it has been revealed that 240 members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force have tested positive for COVID-19.
Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson, made the disclosure at a media briefing yesterday.
He said that while the majority of the cops have recovered, there are more than 60 active cases.
"We have had 171 persons recover from COVID - and we currently have 68 active cases but we have about 240 at the moment currently in quarantine," he said.
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