8 More COVID-19 Deaths Recorded Locally

On Friday, Jamaica recorded eight additional COVID-19 deaths, increasing the country’s toll to 669.

The Ministry of Health & Wellness says two other deaths are under investigation.

The most recent deaths include:

  1. A 96-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  2. A 91-year-old female from St. James.
  3. A 42-year-old female from St. James.
  4. A 59-year-old male from Westmoreland.
  5. A 72-year-old male from Kingston and St. Andrew.
  6. A 61-year-old male from Kingston and St. Andrew.
  7. An 82-year-old female from St. Mary.
  8. A 69-year-old female from Kingston and St. Andrew.

There were also 231 new Covid-19 cases were confirmed on Friday, from 1,054 tests.


The positivity rate is 22.7 per cent.

The country’s overall case count has increased to 38, 678.

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