A 69-year-old man from St. Elizabeth is the latest person to have died from COVID-19, pushing the country’s death tally to 307.
Meantime, the country recorded 43 new COVID-19 cases yesterday (January 7), bringing that total to 13, 411.
Of the new cases, 20 are males and 23 are females, with ages ranging from 9 to 90 years.
Manchester recorded the highest number of cases with 11, Kingston and St. Andrew, St. Catherine and St. Ann recorded 6 each, St. Mary 5, Clarendon 3, Trelawny 2, and Hanover, St. Elizabeth and St. James 1 each.
92 persons are hospitalized, with 9 patients moderately ill and 6 patients critically ill.
Meantime, 70 more persons have recovered from COVID-19.