Four more COVID-19 related deaths and 32 new cases were recorded across the island on Friday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed.
The deceased are comprised of a 90-year-old male and a 38-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew addresses; a 75-year-old male from Trelawny; and a 62-year-old female of a St Mary address.
The most recent fatalities increase the island’s death toll from the coronavirus to 186.
The tally of cases on record for the island now stands at 8,670. Recoveries increased by 53, bringing total recoveries to 4,209.
Of the newly confirmed cases, 18 are females and 14 are males, with ages ranging from one-day to 98 years. The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (24), St Catherine (three), St Ann (two), and one case each for Manchester, St Elizabeth, and St Thomas.
There are currently 19 moderately ill patients and nine critically ill patients among the 4,160 active cases under observation in Jamaica.
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