Healthcare worker tests positive for COVID-19, as cases in Jamaica climb to 36

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported the first case of a healthcare worker testing positive in Jamaica for COVID-19.

The health worker is among four new cases reported on Sunday, bringing the total of positive cases to 36.

The four new cases are:

  • A 45-year-old female a health worker who had contact with a confirmed positive case
  • A 58-year-old male from St Mary, whose mode of transmission is under investigation.
  • A 34-year-old female from St James with a travel history from New York and
  • A 74-year-old female from St Catherine with a travel history from New York.