238 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica on Monday recorded 238 new cases of COVID-19 and two new virus-related deaths, bringing the total confirmed cases to 135,331 and the death toll to 3,039.

Of the newly reported cases, there were 142 females and 93 males with ages ranging from one day to 108 years.

The new cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (20), St Catherine (15), St James (87), St Ann (14), St Mary (22), Westmoreland (27), Trelawny (11), Manchester (eight), St Elizabeth and Hanover (14).

Meanwhile, the latest fatalities are:

1. A 77-year-old female from St Catherine who died in September 2021

2. A 72-year-old male from St Catherine who died in October 2021

According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the country also recorded 125 recoveries, for a total of 86,288.

The country’s positivity rate from the latest batch of testing is 32.5 per cent.

There are 3,364 active cases of the virus on the island

Approximately 107 patients are hospitalised, three of them are critically ill.

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