Thursday 26 November, 2020

Two more COVID deaths, 47 new cases

Jamaica recorded an additional two COVID-19 related deaths and 47 new cases on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

The deceased are a 65-year-old female and a 57-year-old male, both of addresses in St James. The island also recorded two coincidental deaths which were previously under investigation.

The latest fatalities bring the death toll from the coronavirus in Jamaica to 173.

The 47 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases bring the total number of cases on record for the island to 8,321. Recoveries increased by 92, bringing total recoveries to 3,951.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 27 are females and 20 are males, with ages ranging from eight to 72 years. The cases were recorded in St James (21), St Catherine (17), Kingston and St Andrew (seven), Trelawny (one) and St Elizabeth (one).

There are 46 moderately ill patients and 12 critically ill patients among the 4,084 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

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