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Jamaica’s COVID-19 cases pass 300


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Kingston – Over 300 Jamaicans have now tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), with the addition of 17 new cases over the last 24 hours.

On Saturday, the Ministry of Health said the 17 new positives are comprised of six males and 11 females, bringing the total to 305.

Sixteen of the 17 range in age from 21 to 59 years. In addition, 12 of the 17 are employees of Alorica, the business process outsourcing entity located in St Catherine.

One of the 17 new cases is the contact of a confirmed employee, two are contacts of a confirmed case, and two are under investigation. 

To date, 167 of the 305 confirmed cases to date are employees of Alorica. (CMC)


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