Monday, January 18, 2021

Jamaica passes 12,000 mark with 71 new COVID cases, 4 new deaths

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica recorded 71 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing to 12,039 the number of cases recorded.

There were also four deaths, involving a 71-year-old woman from Clarendon; a 41-year-old woman from Manchester; a 94-year-old woman from St James; and a 73-year-old man from Kingston and St Andrew.

These bring the total number of deaths recorded to 283.

The new cases were recorded in Clarendon and St Elizabeth, three each; Kingston and St Andrew, 13; Manchester, nine; St Ann, three; St Catherine, 33; St James, one; St Thomas, four; and Westmoreland, two.

At the same time there were 143 recoveries, bringing the total to 8,668.

Stay Connected


Latest news

Fast Ferries For Vital Trinidad & Tobago Route

Heralding a major reinvestment in the Trinidad & Tobago transport infrastructure, two high-speed ro-pax catamarans are being readied for introduction into the mainline service...

UK announces inquiry into alleged corruption in British Virgin Islands

The UK has launched an inquiry into claims of widespread corruption and misuse of taxpayer money on the British Virgin Islands. Foreign secretary Dominic Raab...

St Vincent And The Grenadines Records Second COVID Death

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Jan. 18, CMC – St Vincent and the Grenadines recorded its second COVID-19 death on Monday. The deceased is an 80-year-old male...

Jamaica Recorded Two More COVID-19 Deaths, 113 New Cases

Jamaica on Sunday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 326. The deceased are a 63-year-old female of Kingston and St Andrew and...