82 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded Locally

Jamaica recorded two more COVID-19 related deaths and 82 new cases on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed.

The deceased include a 59-year-old female from St Elizabeth, and an 82-year-old male from Westmoreland whose case was previously under investigation.

Jamaica’s tally of deaths from the coronavirus now stands at 128.


The 82 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases increased the tally of infections on record for the island to 7,273. Recoveries have increased by 32, bringing total recoveries to 2,732.

The newly confirmed cases are comprised of 50 females and 32 males, with ages ranging from three to 96 years.

The cases were recorded in St James (24), Kingston and St Andrew (22), St Catherine (10), St Elizabeth (seven), Manchester (five), St Ann (three), Clarendon (three), Westmoreland (three), Trelawny (two), St Mary (one), St Thomas (one) and Portland (one). 

There are 28 moderately ill patients and 12 critically ill patients among the 4,315 active cases currently under observation across the island.

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