93-year-old dies from COVID-19 in Jamaica; 65 new cases

A 93-year-old woman is the latest casualty of the coronavirus in Jamaica.

The deceased, who was from St Mary, sees the island’s coronavirus-related deaths climb to 324.

The country also reported 65 additional cases of the virus a day after it surpassed the 14,000-case mark. Official confirmations of the virus now stand at 14,161 in Jamaica.

Among the latest cases are 26 males and 39 females ranging from one to 82 years old.

There were also 35 more recoveries, pushing the total to 11,709. Actives cases now stand at 1,964.

There are 116 patients hospitalised with 12 deemed critically ill and a similar total considered moderately ill.