Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Jamaica has two new COVID-19 cases; one patient travelled to T&T

The Government of Jamaica has reported two more COVID-19 cases.

One of the patients has a travel history to Trinidad and Tobago.

The country now has a total of 10 confirmed cases of the virus.

In a statement on Sunday, Jamaica's Ministry of Health and Wellness revealed that 19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.

Seventeen of the tests were negative.

It said one of the new cases was identified through contact tracing relating to the index case (Patient 1), while the second patient presented at hospital with a travel history to Trinidad and Tobago and had symptoms similar to COVID-19.

Both patients have been isolated and tested.

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