Jamaica Records 196 Confirmed Covid-19 Cases, 23 new cases in last 24 hours

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By: T. Chapman

Jamaica Covid-19 cases has spiked by 23 in the last 24 hours; there are 196 now confirmed cases of COVID-19.

According to the Health Ministry, 34 of the cases are imported while 43 are contacts of a confirmed case; six are local transmission with no epidemiological link and 113 cases are under investigation. 95 of the 113 cases are associated with a workplace cluster.

Thus far 1,809 samples have been tested so far. Of which:196 are positive; 1,591 are negative and 22 cases are pending.

As per Jamaica Observer:

Some 686 contacts are being traced by parish health departments across the island, including 179 people associated with the workplace cluster.

Story Credit – Jamaica Observer.

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