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Forty-five new COVID cases in a day push tally to 350

Published:Sunday | April 26, 2020 | 12:00 AM
Eleven of the new cases are linked to the Alorica call centre in Portmore, St Catherine.

Health Ministry has reported 45 new cases of the coronavirus in Jamaica.

This means there are now 350 cases here.

The ages of the new patients range from one year old to 75 years.

Eleven of the new cases are linked to the Alorica call centre in Portmore, St Catherine, 14 are contacts of a confirmed employee, 10 are contacts of a confirmed case, and 10 are under investigation. 

The Health Ministry said the 45 new cases comprise 19 males and 26 females.

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According to the Health Ministry, in the past 24 hours, 395 samples were tested at the National Influenza Centre and the National Public Health Laboratory, bringing the total number samples tested to 3,262.

Of this number, 350 are positive, 2,890 negatives and 22 samples are pending.

Patient log
In isolation - 321
In quarantine at a Government facility - 91

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