Jamaica’s COVID-19 tally now stands at 5,143 , after the country recorded 155 new cases in the last 24 hours.
In addition to the new cases, the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) also recorded three deaths, bringing the death toll to 70.
The new casualties include a 69-year-old man from St Catherine, a 56-year-old woman from Portland, and a 52-year-old woman from St Ann; both women had comorbidities.
The cases were reported in Kingston and St Andrew (59), St James (35), Westmoreland (11),St Catherine (nine), Portland (nine), St Mary (eight), St Elizabeth (eight), St Ann (seven), Manchester (five), Hanover (two), Clarendon (one) and St Thomas (one).
The island’s recoveries have also increased bringing the total number of recovered cases to 1,407.