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Jamaica has 59 confirmed COVID-19 cases

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(JAMAICA STAR) – There are now fifty-nine confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Jamaica.

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

He brings to seven the number of cases under investigation while thirty are imported cases and twenty-two are import-related.

So far, 32 males and 27 females have tested positive. The cases range in age from twelve (12) to eighty-seven (87) years.

The average age is 50 years.

Of the 59 confirmed cases:
• 2 or three per cent are less than 20 years old;
• 3 or five per cent are between 20 and 29 years old;
• 11 or 19 per cent are between 30 and 39 years old;
• 9 or 15 per cent are between 40 and 49 years old;
• 16 or 28 per cent are between 50 and 59 years old;
• 10 or 17 per cent are between 60 and 69 years old;
• 7 or 12 per cent are between 70 and 80 years old; and
• One person is 87 years old.

Eight patients have fully recovered from COVID-19, while three have died.

There are currently 38 persons in quarantine in a Government facility, while sixty-two are in isolation.

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