Jamaica records 3 deaths and 48 Covid-19 cases

by June 8th, 2021

Jamaica has recorded three more Covid-19 related deaths.

The deceased are a 77-year-old male from Portland, a 79-year-old female from Trelawny and a 66-year-old female from Clarendon.

The Covid death toll is now 974.

Meantime, there was one coincidental death

Two other deaths are under investigation.

Meantime, 48 new cases were recorded yesterday (June 7), pushing the country’s case count to 49,031.

Of the new cases 21 are females and 27 are males.

Their ages range from 1 to 96 years.

Kingston and St. Andrew recorded the highest number of cases with 26, followed by St. Catherine and Westmoreland with 5 cases each.

St. Thomas and St. Ann recorded no new case.

The positivity rate is 10.2 per cent.

217 more persons have recovered, pushing the tally to 26,641.

21,034 cases are active.

139 persons are in hospital, among them are 6 who are critically ill and 31 who are moderately ill.