Jamaica records six more COVID deaths, 53 new casesSaturday, June 12, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Six Jamaicans were confirmed dead as a result of the COVID-19 yesterday while the country recorded 53 new cases of the virus over the 24 hour period.
According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the latest deaths include five people from St James — a 60-year-old female, a 75-year-old female, an 86-year-old female, a 61-year-old male and a 92-year-old male. A 46-year-old female from Clarendon was also among the latest deaths. Four of the newly reported deaths were previously under investigation.
This brings the country's death toll to 996 and the overall COVID cases to 49,232.
The new virus cases consist of 34 females and 19 males with ages ranging from nine months to 103 years.
The cases were recorded in St Ann (12), St Catherine (nine), Kingston and St Andrew (five), Manchester (five), St James (five), Westmoreland (four), Trelawny (three), St Mary (three), Clarendon (three), St Elizabeth (two), St Thomas (one), and Hanover (one).
The ministry said 164 patients recovered from the virus, pushing the total virus recoveries to 27,365. There are 20,499 active cases of the virus.
*Data mined from various sources around the world.
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