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297 new COVID-19 cases

Jamaica recorded 297 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the country's total infections since the start of the pandemic to 21,679.

There were also three new deaths, bringing the motality total to 399.

The latest to die are all women - an 89 year old from the Corporate Area, a 73 year old  from St. James, and a 66 year old from Westmoreland.

The Corporate Area (Kingston & St. Andrew) accounted for 115 of the new infections, with the western parish of St. James coming next with 62 and St. Catherine, 58.

New infections in most other parishes were relatively low, with Hanover having 12, Trelawny, 11, and and St. Ann, 10.

All other parishes recorded single-digit increases, with Westmoreland having eight, St. Thomas and St. Elizabeth, five each, Clarendon, four, St. Mary and Portland, three each, and Manchester, one case.



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