Tue | Oct 20, 2020

3 new COVID-19 deaths, 79 additional cases

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 10:21 AM

Jamaica on Saturday recorded three COVID deaths, increasing the tally to 171.

One other death is under investigation.

Meanwhile, there were 79 new cases, with ages ranging from 3 to 72 years, pushing the total to 8,274 with 4,133 active. 

The deceased are:

  • A 76-year-old male of a St. James address
  • A 70-year-old female of a Manchester address
  • An 81-year-old male of a St. Ann address

Of the new cases, 17 are males and 62 are females.

In the meantime, there were 206 more recoveries, increasing the total to 3,859

Some 176 persons are in hospital with 17 being moderately ill and 15 critically ill.

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