Three more COVID-19 deaths, 158 new cases
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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health and Wellness reported 158 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, August 11, bringing the infection total to 147,725.

Three deaths were reported, bringing that total to 3,219.

The new cases comprised 94 females and 64 males, with ages ranging from five months to 108 years.

The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (42), St James (15), St Mary, Hanover and St Thomas (one), Manchester and Westmoreland (12), St Catherine (25), Clarendon (11), St Ann (24), Trelawny and St Elizabeth (seven).

Portland was the only parish to report zero cases.

The deceased are:

1. A 51-year-old female from St Catherine who died in September 2021,

2. A 64-year-old male from St James who died in October 2021 and

3. A 48-year-old male from St Catherine who died in November 2021.

There were 92 recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 94,909.

Currently, 125 people are hospitalised, 18 of whom are moderately ill, four severely ill and three critically ill.

Jamaica's positivity rate for the latest round of testing is 23.6 per cent.

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