Jamaica confirms first imported case of coronavirus

Jamaica confirms first imported case of coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 11 March 2020

Jamaica’s ministry of health and wellness confirmed on Tuesday the island nation’s first imported case of the coronavirus, in its capital city of Kingston, APA reports citing Reuters.

The infected individual is a Jamaican female who had “travelled from the United Kingdom”, the ministry said in a statement.

The individual arrived in the island on March 4, approached the public health system on March 9 and has been in isolation since then, the statement added.

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