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JAMAICA | Three more COVID deaths, 155 new cases In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica September 21, 2020 - Three additional COVID-19 related deaths in addition to 155 new cases have been recorded in Jamaica over the last 24 hours.  This brings the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 70 and the number of confirmed cases at 5,143.

According to the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the three new deaths are those of a 69-year-old man from St Catherine, a 56-year-old woman from Portland, and a 52-year-old woman from St Ann. Both women had comorbidities.

The ministry said that of the 155 newly confirmed cases, there are 70 males and 83 females, with ages ranging from two to 93 years. The gender of two of the cases is yet to be determined.

The cases were reported in Kingston and St Andrew (59), St James (35), Westmoreland (11),St Catherine (nine), Portland (nine), St Mary (eight), St Elizabeth (eight), St Ann (seven), Manchester (five), Hanover (two), Clarendon (one) and St Thomas (one).

The ages range from two and a half months to 93 years.

The island also recorded 57 recoveries, this brings the number of recovered cases to 1,407.

  • Countries: Jamaica
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