The Ministry of Health has revealed that 12 more COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in Jamaica for Wednesday, March 10.
This is the highest daily figure recorded to date.
Four of the deaths occurred in St. James, four in St. Elizabeth while Kingston, St. Catherine, St. Ann and Westmoreland each recorded one death.
The country’s COVID-19 death toll has now risen to 475.
The most recent deaths include:
- A 54-year-old female from St James
- A 79-year-old male from St James
- A 37-year-old female from St James
- A 33-year-old male from St James
- A 75-year-old male from St. Elizabeth
- A 76-year-old female from St. Elizabeth
- A 77-year-old male from St. Elizabeth
- An 87-year-old male from St. Elizabeth
- A 62-year-old male Kingston & St Andrew
- A 48-year-old male from St. Catherine
- A 67-year-old male from St. Ann
- A 73-year-old male from Westmoreland
695 infections were also confirmed in Jamaica on Wednesday from 1,664 samples.
This has pushed the positivity rate to 37 per cent.
The country’s overall case count has risen to 28,968.
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