12 more Covid-19 deaths, 605 new cases and 739 hospitalizations recorded

by August 27th, 2021

The Health Ministry is reporting that 12 more persons have died from Covid-19, pushing the death tally to 1,465.

The deaths occurred between August 14 and 25.

Eight of the deceased were from St. Elizabeth, 3 from Westmoreland and one from Kingston and St. Andrew.

They range in age from 31 to 78 years.

Meantime, 739 persons are hospitalised, with 61 of them critically ill and 189 moderately ill.

There are 605 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the case count to 64,899.

Of the new cases, 339 are females and 266 are males, with an age range of 6 days to 100 years.

The positivity rate is 41.9%.

50 more persons have recovered from Covid-19, pushing total recoveries to 47,968.

There are 15,058 active cases.

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