Jamaica records no Covid-19 related death for the first time in weeks

by April 29th, 2021

For the first time in weeks, Jamaica has recorded no Covid-19 related death.

The country’s Covid-19 death toll remains at 770.

However, 122 new cases were recorded yesterday (April 28), pushing the case count to 45,414.

Of the new cases 81 are females and 41 are males.

Their ages range from 3 to 89 years

Kingston and St. Andrew recorded the highest number of cases with 41, followed by St. Catherine with 29.

St. Thomas had 16, Clarendon 10, Manchester had 8, St. James 6, Westmoreland 4, St. Ann had 3, St. Mary and St. Elizabeth had 2 each and Portland had 1.

Meantime, 103 persons have recovered pushing total recoveries to 20,945.

23,337 cases are active.

220 persons are in hospital, among them are 26 who are critically ill and 9 who are moderately ill.