Jamaica’s COVID-19 Continue Its Upward Climb

The Ministry of Health & Wellness, in its latest summary report, noted that an additional seven persons have died from the COVID-19 plague in Jamaica, taking the number of fatalities thus far to 146.

Additionally, the report noted 95 new confirmed infections, which brings the total number of COVID-19 positive persons to 7,813.

Among the latest confirmations, 48 are males and 46 females.

St. Catherine accounts for the largest number of new cases, 34, followed by St. James, 17, and Kingston & St. Andrew, 15.

Trelawny and Hanover have the lowest number of overall infections, 106 and 95, respectively.

On March 10, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) confirmed the first case in Jamaica, a female patient who arrived from the United Kingdom on March 4.

Nigel Bell Readers Bureau, Contributor

Edited by Jesus Chan

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