Jamaica records 838 new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica on Saturday reported 838 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases reported on the island to 119, 565.

According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the country also reported 22 virus-related deaths. The death toll since the start of the pandemic now stands at 2, 594.

Of the newly reported cases, there were 509 females and 329 males with ages ranging from  one day  to 108 years.

The cases were recorded in Clarendon (52), Hanover (11), Kingston and St Andrew (211), Manchester (67), Portland (39), St Ann (43), St Catherine (188), St Elizabeth (66), St James (86), St Mary (10), St Thomas (20), Trelawny (14) and Westmoreland (31).

Meanwhile, the latest victims are:

  1. A 91-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew.
  2. A 94-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew.
  3. An 89-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew.
  4. An 81-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew.
  5. A 68-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew.
  6. An 85-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew.
  7. A 75-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew.
  8. A 77-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew.
  9. A 93-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew.
  10. A 74-year-old female from St Catherine.
  11. An 88-year-old female from St Catherine.
  12. A 65-year-old male from St Ann.
  13. A 90-year-old male from St Ann.
  14. A 73-year-old male from Portland
  15. A 72-year-old male from St Mary
  16. A 73-year-old male from St Mary
  17. A 76-year-old male from St Mary
  18. A 64-year-old female from St James
  19. A 93-year-old female from Clarendon

The above deaths occurred between January 11 and 21, 2022.

Three other deaths that were under investigation from September 2021 were also confirmed.

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