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Jamaica

Jamaica’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Up

Jamaica’s COVID-19 positivity rate has increased to nine percent. Sixty-seven cases were confirmed on Monday from 1,100 samples. There has been a further decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations in Jamaica. The Ministry of Health says 121 patients remain hospitalized, down from 134 on Sunday. Thirteen of the patients are severely ill while 10 are in critical condition. A centenarian in St. […]

Jamaica

Jamaica’s COVID-19 Death Count Continues Upward Trend

The Ministry of Health & Wellness has reported 26 new deaths associated with COVID-19. This brings overall deaths since the start of the pandemic in Jamaica to 1,619. There were also 687 new confirmed cases on Saturday, pushing the overall tally to 71,344. St. Elizabeth accounted for the highest number of deaths in the new report, with nine. Westmoreland and […]