Tag: deaths


Jamaica Reported More COVID-19 Deaths

Jamaica in its latest COVID-19 report, recorded three additional deaths arising from Covid-19 infections and 31 additional cases of the viral illness. The number of deaths from the disease now stands at 224 out of 9,573 infections, of which 4,987 have recovered and 4,234 remain active. Nineteen of the newly infected patients are females and 12 are males. Nigel Bell […]


Jamaica’s COVID-19 Deaths Climb To 186

Jamaica’s death toll from Covid-19 is now 186, with four additional persons dying in the last 24 hours. They are a 75-year-old man of a Trelawny address; a 62-year-old woman from St. Mary, a 90-year man from the Corporate Area, and a 38-year-old man, also from the Corporate Area. One death is under investigation. The Covid-19 case count has also […]


U.S. Bucks Historical Death Trends

According to a report released recently, nearly 300,000 more people have died in the United States this year during the coronavirus pandemic than expected, based on historical trends. About two-thirds of the deaths were due to COVID-19 illnesses. The report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that a little more than 299,000 more people died […]


Jamaica’s PM — Rise In COVID-19 Cases No Need For Panic

In a recent report, Prime Minister Andrew Holness noted that while the spike in new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Jamaica is cause for concern, there is no need for panic. “The Government of Jamaica continues to manage the epidemic on a day-to-day basis, and I personally keep a direct track and [have] a direct hand in the management of the […]


U.S. Deaths From COVID-19 Rocket Upwards

More than 3,722,200 people in the U.S. have been infected with the coronavirus, and at least 139,955 have died, according to press reports. The number of cases continues to rise in 42 out of 50 states over the past two weeks, according to a Reuters report. America is losing about 5,000 people to the virus every week. By contrast, neighboring […]


4 New COVID-19 Cases Bring Jamaica’s Total To 690

Jamaica, in its latest report, has recorded four new positive cases of the coronavirus. This brings the total confirmed COVID-19 cases on the island to 690. The new cases consist of two females and two males, ranging from 24 to 38 years. Three are non-residents who have since left the island. The Ministry of Health & Wellness did not say […]


Jamaica’s COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise

Although Jamaica’s recovery numbers of COVID-19 cases climbed to 279, the number of people tested positive for the disease continues to rise. In the government’s latest update, five new cases have brought the total number of confirmed cases in Jamaica to 569. The five new confirmed cases include four females and one male, whose ages range from 32-46 years and […]


4-Year-Old Boy Died From COVID-19 In Jamaica

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton has announced in a tweet that a four-year-old boy has become the seventh person to die from the coronavirus in Jamaica. He said the boy died at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James. This is the second coronavirus related death in the country this week. On Monday, it was reported that […]


Jamaica Shows Rapid Rise In COVID-19

Nineteen new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have pushed Jamaica’s total number of infected persons to date to 252. Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, made the disclosure in his latest digital media briefing. He noted that two are males, and eight are females, with ages ranging from 20 to 50 years. “Seven are associated with the workplace cluster […]


Fireworks Traumatized Animals At Zoo In T&T

It may be jollification and celebration for the people of Trinidad and Tobago as they marked their independence with fireworks, music, and dancing. However, animals at the nearby Emperor Valley Zoo are not only suffering from the noise but are also becoming victims. The Zoo recently reported the death of several birds and as well as that of a newly […]