Jamaica records 334 new COVID cases, one more death

Jamaica recorded 334 new cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death in the last 24 hours.

The new cases – which include 207 females and 127 males – have pushed the total infections to 38,848.

The country’s death toll from the virus now stands at 587. A 72-year-old man from Kingston and St Andrew is the latest COVID-19 fatality.

The nation also recorded 140 more recoveries bringing the total number of recoveries to 17,474.

Hospitalisations stand at 474 with 39 people being critically ill while 68 are moderately ill.