Four more COVID-19 deaths, 138 new cases

July 22, 2021

Jamaica has recorded four more COVID-19 fatalities, increasing the tally to 1,167.

Those who have died are:

A 57-year-old male from St James

A 75-year-old male from St. James

A 72-year-old female from St James, whose death was formerly under investigation

A 64-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew

Two more deaths have been recorded as coincidental, increasing the tally to 162.

Meanwhile, there were 138 new cases with ages ranging from four days to 97 years, pushing the total to 51,542 with 3,248 being active.

Of the new cases, 85 are women and 53 are men.

A total of 1,561 tests were conducted.

The country's positively rate stands at 13.8%.

The recovery figure now stands at 46,773.

Some 122 persons are in hospital with 34 being moderately ill and 16 critically ill.

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