Jamaica Surpasses 14,000 COVID-19 Cases

Jamaica’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 14,000.

The island recorded 104 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, increasing the total number of cases on record for the country to 14,096.

No additional deaths were linked to the respiratory illness on Friday.


44 recoveries recorded on the day, pushing total recoveries to 11,674.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 56 are females and 47 are males, with ages ranging from one month to 85 years. The gender of one of the new cases is awaiting confirmation.

The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (24), Manchester (19),

Clarendon (17), St Catherine (13), St James (nine), St Ann (eight), St Elizabeth (six), Trelawny (six), St Thomas (one), and Hanover (one).

There are 18 moderately ill patients and 12 critically ill patients among the 1,936 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

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