Jamaica recorded one more COVID-19 related death

Jamaica has recorded one new death due to the deadly COVID 19 in the last 24 hours.

Kingston, Jamaica: Jamaica has recorded one new death due to the deadly COVID 19 in the last 24 hours.

The death of a 60-year-old woman from Kingston and St Andrew brings the country’s death toll to 266.

The whole number of confirmed coronavirus cases now stands at 11,369, of which 3,560 are active.

Of the 89 new cases, there were 56 males and 42 females with ages varying from six to 95 years.

Thirty-one of the cases were reported in St Catherine, 15 in Kingston and St Andrew, 12 in St James, and 11 in Westmoreland. St Ann registered nine while Clarendon recorded seven and St Elizabeth recorded six. Hanover, St Mary and St Thomas each reported two cases and Manchester recorded one case.

There were also 98 patient recoveries leading the overall number of recoveries to 7,390.

The health ministry of Jamaica is continuing requesting its people to follow the protocols which have been issued by the government.

Health ministry stated that people must wear the mask when they go to the market places as festival season is near, so there is a lot of crowd at the market places.

Ministry also requested that the people should always maintain the physical distancing with people to avoid this virus, and people should cooperate with the government in this battle, use alcohol-based sanitizer is mandatory for all.

As the vaccine is in almost at its finishing stage, the whole world is wishing that with this Christmas, this deadly virus will also end, so until that people must be aware of it.

Still, countries like the US and India are recording large numbers of cases, although some countries like Russia and the UK has started the use of vaccine with some restrictions.

With each new death, this gives the country a serious concern and enforce us to be more concerned.

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