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COVID-19: Eight more deaths, 131 new infections

Jamaica recorded eight COVID-19 deaths on Friday, the highest single-day death toll since the first positive case was confirmed on March 10. This brings the country's death toll to 88.

In its latest COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary released this morning (Saturday), the Ministry of Health & Wellness said seven of the eight deceased suffered from comorbidities (underlying health conditions).

Six of the deceased were from addresses in Kingston & St. Andrew, one from Manchester and the other from St. Catherine, with ages ranging from 22 to 92.

The country also recorded 131 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with six of them being classified as critically ill.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Jamaica to 5,854.

There are 4,058 active cases.

                              



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