Sunday 29 November, 2020

Jamaica records one COVID death, 53 new cases

Jamaica recorded one COVID-19 related deaths and 53 new cases on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

The deceased is an 85-year-old male of a St Ann address. Jamaica has now recorded 174 deaths from the coronavirus.

The 53 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases bring the total number of cases on record for the island to 8,374. Recoveries increased by 51, bringing total recoveries to 4,002.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 28 are males and 25 are females, with ages ranging from one to 90 years. The cases were recorded in St James (14), Kingston and St Andrew (nine), St Mary (eight), St Ann (seven), St Catherine (four), Portland (four), Westmoreland (four), Hanover (one), St Thomas (one) and Trelawny (one).

There are 22 moderately ill patients and nine critically ill patients among the 4,085 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

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