61 new COVID-19 cases in Jamaica, one death reported
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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health and Wellness reported 61 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Monday, July 4, bringing the infection total to 143,408 and total deaths to 3,145.

The new cases comprise 34 females and 27 males, with ages ranging from one year to 89 years.

The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (21), St James (16), Westmoreland (nine), St Ann (seven), St Catherine (four), St Thomas (three) and Trelawny (one).

The deceased is a 55-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew (previously under investigation).

There were 77 recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 91,284.

Currently, 99 people are hospitalised, 16 of whom are moderately ill, three severely ill and three critically ill.

Jamaica's positivity rate for the latest round of testing is 14.1 per cent.

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