Jamaica records 4 more Covid-19-related deaths and 44 new cases

by January 9th, 2021

Jamaica yesterday (January 8), recorded 4 Covid-19-related deaths pushing the tally to 311.

The deceased are a 78 year-old man from St. Ann, a 56 year-old woman from Trelawny and two St. James women, who were in their seventies.

The deaths of the latter two were previously classified as under investigation.

Meantime 44 new cases were recorded pushing that tally to 13,455.

Of the new cases 14 are males and 30 are females with ages ranging from 1 year to 76 years.

Kingston and St. Andrew recorded the highest number of cases with 24, followed by St. Catherine with 10, St. James had 6, Westmoreland had 2, while Manchester and St. Ann had 1 each.

Meantime there were 56 recoveries pushing that tally to 11, 379.

1,607 cases are active.

88 persons are hospitalised, among them are 4 who are moderately ill and 5 who are critically ill.