Covid19 Updates from the SSTC's Nurse's Desk (Ep 4))
Returning to work after “Stay at home” order
As at May 27, 2020, there are 564 confirmed cases of Covid19 in Jamaica. Our imported cases have risen to 65, following the repatriation of many Jamaican cruise ship workers from overseas. Many persons are scared. The Jamaican borders had been closed after the first few cases and an entire community quarantined in the earlier phases of the pandemic. Now, we are on the verge of reopening our country and thinking of opening our borders with the number at 564.
Don’t be overly worried. Bear in mind that of the 564 cases, 267 have recovered. This represents an almost 50% recovery rate. The remaining 288 active cases range from asymptomatic to mild symptoms. These cases are in isolation and are being monitored. As of today we have recorded 1 critical case...