Jamaica records highest one-day COVID recoveries

May 25, 2020

Jamaica today recorded its highest number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in a 24 hour period.

Total recoveries today increased by 27 pushing the tally of recoveries to 238, a 42.8% recovery rate.

Four new samples have also tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the island to 556.

There is one critically-ill patient, while Jamaica continues to monitor 309 active cases.

Three of the new cases are imported from the Jamaicans who were processed at the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny recently.

These cases consist of a 29 years old female and two males, 30 and 55 years old, all from St. Ann.

A total of 12 repatriated Jamaicans, processed in Falmouth, have now tested positive for COVID-19. 

The fourth case is a 28 year old female from St. Catherine, who is a contact of a confirmed case.

357 new samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

To date, Jamaica has tested a total of 10,570 samples, 9,985 have been negative, 556 are positive, and 29 samples are currently pending.

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