St James records two deaths and 21 of Jamaica’s 47 new COVID-19 cases

St James recorded 21 of the 47 new coronavirus cases in Jamaica on Sunday, as well as the two deaths that were linked to the virus.

The 47 new cases bring Jamaica’s tally to 8,321. With 21 additional cases, St James has recorded a total of 751 cases since COVID-19 was detected in Jamaica in March.

Kingston and St Andrew recorded seven new cases while there were 17 in St Catherine.

The two deaths that were documented on Sunday also came from St James. The deceased are a 65-year-old female and a 57-year-old male.

There were two coincidental deaths, but it is said that these fatalities were previously under investigation.

Meanwhile, there were 92 recoveries, bringing that number to 3,951. This means that there are now 4,084 active cases. It is understood that 171 patients are hospitalised with 46 moderately ill and 12 in critical condition.