Sunday 29 November, 2020

63 new COVID cases, no deaths

Jamaica recorded 63 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

It brings the total number of COVID-19 cases on record for the island to 10,151. Meanwhile, recoveries increased by 25 on Thursday, bringing total recoveries to 5,432.

The lone death of a COVID-19 patient on Thursday is under investigation, which means the overall death tally from the coronavirus in Jamaica remains at 235.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 33 are females and 30 are males, with ages ranging from seven to 87 years. The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (20), St James (15), Hanover (seven), St Ann (five), Clarendon (four), Westmoreland (four), Trelawny (three), Manchester (two), St Catherine (two) and St Mary (one).

There are 22 moderately ill patients and 12 critically ill patients among the 4,343 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

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