44 New Covid-19 Cases Locally

Jamaica recorded one additional COVID-19 related death and 44 new cases of the virus during the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Wellness had revealed.

This increased the island’s death toll to 238 and the total number of confirmed cases across the island to 10,284.

The most recent death is that of a 63-year-old man from St Elizabeth.

Of the 44 newly recorded cases, 25 are males and 19 females with ages ranging from three to 76 years.


Thirteen of the cases were recorded in St Ann, 10 in St Catherine, and eight in Kingston and St Andrew.

Hanover and Westmoreland both recorded three cases while St Mary and Manchester each recorded two. Trelawny, St James and St Elizabeth each recorded one new case.

The country also recorded 24 recoveries, bringing the number of confirmed recoveries to 5,505.

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