Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Jamaica: Two More COVID-19 Deaths, 92 New Cases

Jamaica on Tuesday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 317.

The deceased are a 69-year-old woman from Hanover and a 71-year-old man from St James.

The health ministry says the death of the 71-year-old was previously under investigation.

Meanwhile, there were 92 new cases with ages ranging from two to 82 years, pushing the total to 13,852 with 1,808 being active.

Of the new cases, 43 are males and 49 are females.

In the meantime, there were 42 more recoveries, increasing the total to 11,568.

Some 98 persons are in hospital with six being moderately ill and seven critically ill.

Thirteen persons are in government quarantine, while 27,603 are at home.

Stay Connected


Latest news

At least seven patients died in Brazil for lack of oxygen

At least seven patients, admitted to the regional hospital in the northern Brazilian city of Coari, died on Tuesday for the lack of oxygen...

Man Allegedly Hid 3 Months At Chicago Airport Due To Virus

CHICAGO (AP) — A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that...

Adam Stewart Named Executive Chairman Of Sandals Resorts International

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA, January 19, 2021 – Sandals Resorts International has announced Adam Stewart’s appointment as the resort company’s Executive Chairman. Stewart becomes just the...

California Halts Moderna Vaccine Injections Due to ‘Unusually High’ Adverse Reactions

California health officials have halted the administration of Moderna mRNA vaccines after an "unusually high number" of adverse reactions were linked to one batch. Dozens...