One More COVID-19 Death Recorded Locally

According to the Ministry of Health and Wellness, one more COVID-19-related death has been recorded locally increasing the confirmed COVID-19 death toll island-wide to 89.

The most recent COVID-19-related death is of a 69-year-old female from St Ann.

The ministry also revealed that 163 new cases of the virus have been recorded increasing the total number of confirmed positive cases island-wide to 6,017.


The new cases include 83 males and 76 females, with the sex of four still to be classified.

The ages among the new cases range from four to 94 years.

Kingston and St Andrew led the way with 135 of the new cases, followed closest by St Catherine with 35 and St James 15.

According to the ministry, 117 persons are now hospitalised for the virus, 25 are moderately ill, while six are classified as being critically ill.

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