Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton gave the latest statistics at a press conference Monday evening.
He said the two new cases are a 12-year-old male from St. Catherine and a 20 year old female, from Clarendon, who are contacts of a confirmed case.
Dr. Tufton said 221 of the confirmed COVID-19 cases are related to the Alorica call centre in Portmore, St Catherine. The individuals are primarily from the parishes of St Catherine and Kingston and St Andrew, with ages range from 18 to 53 years. They include 166 females and 55 males.
35 cases are imported; 168 are contacts of confirmed cases; nine are local transmission with no epidemiological link; while 38 are under investigation.
Eleven more people have recovered, bringing total recoveries to 49.
Nine people have died.
Dr. Tufton said 291 cases or 62% of confirmed cases are females.
Some 5,830 samples have been tested. Another 39 tests are pending.
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