Thursday 4 June, 2020

Coronavirus Live Blog: 10th death recorded in Jamaica; cases at 591

Coronavirus has claimed a 10th life in Jamaica, while cases have reached 591.

The latest death is an 87-year-old female from the Corporate Area in Kingston.

Meanwhile, the total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and have been released from isolation has risen 361.

Jamaica's recovery rate now moves to 61 per cent.

Positive case ages range from two to 87 and the vast majority of cases are female.

Meanwhile, the daily curfew from May 26 until May 31 is 9 pm to 5 am.

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Schools will remained closed until September and our borders will remain closed until May 31.

No public gatherings shall exceed 10 persons. This is down from groups of 20 that was previously allowed.

Global cases of the coronavirus pandemic have surpassed 6.6 million, and deaths worldwide have topped 388,000.

National lockdowns, school closures, travel restrictions and health alerts have been issued globally as the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China has infiltrated almost every region in the world.

Governments in the region have enhanced their COVID-19 preparations with all eyes focused on safeguarding citizens from the threat of the virus being imported.  

Follow our live blog for all updates related to COVID-19 in the Caribbean.  

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