Jamaica’s Covid-19 case count surpasses 140,000

Jamaica’s Covid-19 case count has surpassed 140,000.

This as 285 new Covid-19 cases have pushed the tally to 140,203.

Of the new cases, 161 are females and 124 are males.

They range in age from 2 days to 92 years.

The positivity rate is 29.6 per cent.

Meantime, 2 more persons have died from the virus.

The deaths occurred in May last year and April this year.

The deceased are a 95 year old woman from St. Catherine and a 72 year old man from St. Ann.

5 other deaths are under investigation.

138 people are hospitalised with the virus; among them are, 36 moderately ill, 10 severely ill, and 3 critically ill.

191 more recoveries were recorded yesterday.


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