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Another day of zero new COVID-19 cases  Recoveries up to 49.9%

May 29, 2020

Jamaica is enjoying another day of having no new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, even as recoveries climbed to 284, up from 279 in the last 24 hours.

The island now has a 49.9 percent recovery rate while the number of confirmed cases remain at 569.

That 569 is comprised of:  75 imported cases;  215 that are contacts of confirmed cases;  27 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked;  235 linked to a workplace cluster; and  17 under investigation.

Some 335 or 59% of the 569 confirmed cases are females and 234 or 41% are males.

Their ages range from two months to 87 years. Jamaica has done a total of 11,460 tests for COVID-19. In addition to the 569 positive results, there have been 10,858 negatives and 33 are pending.