Jamaica records 85 more COVID-19 cases and 2 more COVID-19 deaths

by July 19th, 2021

85 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, pushing the country’s case count to 51, 220.

 

Of the new cases, 54 are females and 31 are males, with an age range of  65 days to 92 years.

 

A breakdown by parish shows that Kingston and St. Andrew recorded the highest number of cases with 26 and St. James followed with 11.

 

Westmoreland, St. Ann, and Manchester had 9 each, St. Elizabeth and Hanover had 6 each, St. Catherine had 4, Clarendon 3, and St. Mary and Trelawny had 1 case each.

 

Portland and St. Thomas recorded no new case.

 

The positivity rate is 8.7%

 

Meantime, 2 more persons have died from covid-19, pushing the country’s death tally to 1, 157.

 

They are a 92-year-old female from Hanover and a 68-year-old female from St. Ann.

 

91 persons are hospitalized, with 23 patients moderately ill and 10 patients critically ill.

 

379 more persons have recovered from the virus, pushing total recoveries to 46,695.

 

There are 3,014  active cases.