COVID-19 Infections Surpass 20,000 Mark Locally

On Tuesday, Jamaica recorded three more deaths from COVID-19 increasing the tally of infections since the start of the pandemic to 20,016.

 381 deaths have been attributed to the highly contagious virus so far across the island.

The most recent deaths linked to COVID-19  are: a 74 year old man from St. Catherine, a 94 year old man from Westmoreland, and a 59 year old man from St. Catherine whose death was previously under investigation

St. James reported the highest number of new infections on Tuesday with 60 – while the Corporate Area (Kingston & St. Andrew) had 52.


Clarendon reported 21; St. Thomas and St. Catherine each had 19, while Trelawny and Manchester and St. Elizabeth registered 15 each.

All other parishes recorded single-digit increases in their respective case counts.

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