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Jamaica reports 16 new COVID cases

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2020 | 12:00 AM
Four of the new cases are of addresses in St James, three of which are imported from the Dominican Republic.

Jamaica today recorded 16 new coronavirus cases bringing the overall tally to 1,047.

Of the new cases, nine are males and seven are females.

Meanwhile, eight more persons have recovered, pushing the tally to 753.

There are now 219 active cases.

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Four of the new cases are of addresses in St James, three of which are imported from the Dominican Republic.

The other case is under investigation.

Two other cases are in Clarendon, one of whom is a contact of a confirmed case while the other is under investigation.

Three of the new cases are from St Catherine and are under investigation.

Seven have addresses in Kingston and St Andrew and are under investigation.

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