14 additional COVID-19 deaths, 79 new cases
The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting that Jamaica has recorded 14 more COVID-19 deaths, hiking the tally to 1,011.
The Ministry notes that the fatalities occurred between January 27 and June 12.
The deceased are:
A 57-year-old ale from St Ann
A 33-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew
An 83-year-old male from St Ann
A 90-year-old male from Manchester
A 50-year-old woman from Manchester
A 41-year-old male from Manchester
A 93-year-old woman from Manchester
A 72-year-old male from Manchester
An 86-year-old male from Manchester
An 83-year-old woman from Manchester
A 77-year-old woman from Manchester
A 61-year-old male from Manchester
An 86-year-old woman from Manchester
A 67-year-old woman from Manchester
Meanwhile, one more case has been recorded as coincidental death, moving the tally to 147.
Two other deaths are under investigation.
Meanwhile, there were 79 new cases with ages ranging from 89 days to 79 years, pushing the total to 49,356 with 20,237 being active.
Of the new cases, 42 are women and 37 are men.
A total of 2,072 tests were conducted.
The country's positivity rate stands at 11.4%.
In the meantime, there were 190 new recoveries, pushing the total to 27,732.
Some 128 persons are in hospital with 24 being moderately ill and 13 critically ill.
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