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COVID-19 Update: 2 New Imported Cases Recorded

June 14, 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica. Sunday, June 14, 2020: Jamaica recorded two new imported cases of COVID-19 today. This brings the total confirmed cases in the island to 617.   At the same time, total recoveries remain at 420 (68.1%).

The new imported cases are a 35 year old male of a St. James address and a 61 year old female of a Kingston & St. Andrew address. Both are returned to Jamaica recently from Florida, USA.

Jamaica now has 116 imported cases; 219 cases are contacts of confirmed cases; 39 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked; 236 related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine and 7 under investigation.


Some 356 (57.7%) of all confirmed cases are females and 261 (42.3%) are males, with ages ranging from two months to 87 years.

Two critically ill patients are among the 187 (30.3%) active cases currently under observation. There are no moderately ill cases at this time.

With 189 patients in isolation, seven persons-of-interest in government quarantine and 1,499 in home quarantine, the island’s health departments are currently following 854 close contacts of confirmed cases.