Jamaica has reported that two patients have recovered from COVID-19 and have been released from the hospital.
The first patient, who was referred to as ‘Patient 5’, recovered and was last night released from the hospital. The patient who had a travel history from New York on March 10, 2020, was isolated at St Ann’s Bay Hospital on March 17.
St. Ann’s Bay Hospital — Congrats to the team ?????? pic.twitter.com/99wrdUfPEK— ST. ANN, JAMAICA (@stann360) March 31, 2020
The second patient is from St James.
Meanwhile, two more cases have been confirmed pushing to 38, the total number in Jamaica.
The two new cases are:
• a 48-year-old female from St. Elizabeth with a travel history from Boston/Atlanta, USA, who arrived in the island on March 24 and
• a 13-year-old male from Kingston & St. Andrew. His mode of transmission is under investigation.
March 31, 2020