Four More COVID-19 Deaths Recorded Locally

Four more COVID-19 related deaths and 114 new cases were recorded across the on Friday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed.

The deceased include a 43-year-old male from St James; a 61-year-old male from St Ann; a 63-year-old female from St Elizabeth; and a 83-year-old female of a Kingston and St Andrew address.

The death toll from the coronavirus in Jamaica now stands at 336.

The 114 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases have increased the tally of cases on record for the island to 14,772. Recoveries increased by 17, bringing total recoveries to 11,850.


Of the newly confirmed cases, 69 are females and 45 are males, with ages ranging from 10 months to 94 years. The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (20), St Catherine (18), St Elizabeth (15), St Thomas (13), Clarendon (10), Manchester (10), St Ann (10), St James (eight), St Mary (six), Hanover (two), and Trelawny (two).

There are 13 moderately ill patients and 13 critically ill patients among the 2,413 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

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