Jamaica records 79 new COVID cases, 14 additional deathsMonday, June 14, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica recorded 79 new COVID-19 cases yesterday, and 14 deaths, bringing the country's infection total to 49,356 and the total number of deaths to 1,011.
According to reports from the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the new cases comprise of 42 females and 37 males between the ages of 89 days and 79 years.
St Ann presented with 16 cases, followed by St Catherine, which recorded 13 cases, Kingston and St Andrew had 10 cases, St Thomas had nine cases, St James recorded eight cases, Westmoreland had seven cases, Manchester recorded five cases, Hanover and St Elizabeth had three cases each, St Mary had two cases while Trelawny, Portland and Clarendon recorded one case each.
The deaths are as follows:
• A 57-year-old male from St Ann
• A 33-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew
• An 83-year-old male from St Ann
• A 90-year-old male from Manchester
• A 50-year-old female from Manchester
• A 41-year-old male from Manchester
• A 93-year-old female from Manchester
• A 72-year-old male from Manchester
• An 86-year-old male from Manchester
• An 83-year-old female from Manchester
• A 77-year-old female from Manchester
• A 61-year-old male from Manchester
• An 86-year-old female from Manchester
• A 67-year-old female from Manchester
There are 20,237 active cases after 190 patients recovered from the virus, resulting in a total recovery of 27,732
However, 128 are still hospitalised, with 13 in critical condition and 24 moderately ill.
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