Jamaica has recorded 11 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of coronavirus cases to 8-hundred and 53.

The new cases consist of seven females and four males, aged 22 to 68 years.

Ten of the cases are imported and one is under investigation.

According to the Health Ministry, at this time, there are 3-hundred and 18 imported cases, 2-hundred and 46 that are contacts of confirmed cases, 44 local transmission cases not epidemiologically linked and 2-hundred and 36 cases related to the workplace cluster in St. Catherine

It says another nine are under investigation.

Some 4-hundred and 82 or 57 per cent of the confirmed cases are females and 3-hundred and 71 or 43 per cent are males.

Of the 8-hundred and 53 confirmed cases to date, 83 per cent or 7-hundred and 14 of them have recovered while 45 were repatriated and 10 have died.

There are currently 84 active cases under observation, including three moderately ill persons.

There are no critically ill cases at this time.