Jamaica recorded 43 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
It brings the total number of COVID-19 cases on record for the island to 13,411.
Meanwhile, recoveries increased by 70, bringing total recoveries to 11,323.
A 69-year-old male from St. Elizabeth is the latest person to succumb to the respiratory illness.
The island’s overall death tally from the coronavirus now stands at 308.
Of the newly confirmed cases, 23 are females and 20 are males.
Ages range from nine to 90 years.
There are nine moderately ill patients and six critically ill patients among the 1,621 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.
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