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Jamaica now has 544 COVID-19 cases; 10 more recoveries

Ten new cases of COVID-19 have pushed Jamaica's tally of confirmed cases to 544. 
 
The 10 cases include six males and four females, with ages ranging from four to 61 years. 
 
Five of the new cases are Jamaicans who were repatriated this week on the Adventure of the Seas cruise ship, docked in Falmouth, Trelawny. Four are males, the other is female. Two have addresses in St. James, while the other three are from Manchester, St. Catherine, and Hanover. 
 
Of the remaining five cases, three are from Kingston and St. Andrew and two from St. Catherine. Three are contacts of confirmed cases while two are under investigation. 
 
In the meantime, 10 more patients have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 191. Jamaica's recovery rate now stands at 35.1 per cent. 
   
 


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