Jamaica records 1 new case of Monkeypox

Jamaica’s Monkeypox case count has increased to five.

This, as 1 more person has tested positive for the virus.

In making the disclosure today (August 29), the Health Ministry said the patient who is a male from Kingston and St. Andrew, tested positive last week.

The case was locally transmitted.

Meantime, the ministry said 1 person is hospitalised with the virus, while 4 people are in home quarantine.

There has been 1 more recovery.


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