Jamaica records its ninth coronavirus death

One more person has died from coronavirus in Jamaica, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to nine.

The decease is a 72-year-old male patient from the Corporate Area. Meanwhile six new coronavirus were recorded today, pushing the total number of cases in Jamaica to 469. All six new cases are from St Mary.

There were also five more recoveries, bringing the total number to 38.

418 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of samples tested to 5,633 , with 469 positives, 5,126 negatives, and 38 samples are pending.