Jamaica recorded 31 new cases of COVID-19 and three virus-related deaths during the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed.
The island’s tally of confirmed cases now stands at 9,573 and the death toll to 224.
The three deaths include an 87-year-old woman from Hanover, and two women ages 87 and 90, both from St Catherine. The ministry noted that the death of the 90-year-old was previously under investigation.
The 31 new cases is comprised of 12 males and 19 females with ages ranging from one to 92 years.
The cases were recorded in St Catherine (nine), St James (nine), Westmoreland (three), Kingston and St Andrew (three), Trelawny (two), Manchester (two), St Ann (one), St Elizabeth (one) and Hanover (one).
The country also recorded 35 patient recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 4,987.
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