194 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica on Monday reported 194 new cases of COVID-19.

There were no virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of cases recorded on the island since the start of the pandemic to 133,103, while the death toll remains at 3,011.

Of the newly reported cases, there were 111 females and 83 males with ages ranging from one day to 108 years.

The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (24), St James (88), St Ann (three), St Catherine (eight), Westmoreland (38), Hanover (11), St Elizabeth (two), St Mary (one), Trelawny (one), Clarendon (10), Manchester (five), Portland (two) and St Thomas (one).

According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the country also recorded 129 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 85,394.

The country’s positivity rate from the latest batch of testing is 33.8 per cent.

There are 2,248 confirmed active cases on the island.

Approximately 77 patients have been hospitalised, one of them is critically ill.

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