According to recent reports, a 17-year-old boy and a 50-year-old woman, who both lived in St. Catherine, are the latest persons to die from COVID-19 in Jamaica.
The country’s death toll from the virus has now grown to 227.
The Health Ministry is said to be investigating another death.
To date, Jamaica’s COVID-19 cases now stand at 9,723.
Eighty-nine new cases were confirmed on Thursday.
Jamaica recorded its first case of coronavirus on Tuesday, March 10.
Yvad Billings Readers Bureau, Contributor
Edited by Jesus Chan
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