Jamaica

Another Newborn Baby Among 733 New COVID-19 Cases In Jamaica

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Jamaica with the latest number put at 733 which includes a newborn baby.

The cases were confirmed from 1,760 samples at the beginning of the week, resulting in a positivity rate of 39.8 percent.

Some 80,406 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Jamaica since the onset of the virus in March last year.

COVID-19 hospitalizations have declined by two to 721.

The Ministry of Health says 100 patients are severely ill while 43 are in critical condition.

The virus has claimed three more lives in Jamaica, increasing the death toll to 1,794.

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Edited by Jesus Chan

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