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Jamaica’s COVID-19 death toll continues to rise; cases surpass 4,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica now stands at 4,042.

In an update from the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) on Tuesday (September 15), they revealed that the country had confirmed 109 cases of the virus and had recorded two new COVID-19 deaths.

The latest casualties of the disease have pushed the death toll to 46.

The two deaths include a 44-year-old woman from Manchester with a history of hypertension and diabetes, and an 87-year-old woman from Clarendon with a history of hypertension.

Of the newly confirmed cases there were 45 males and 64 females with ages ranging from five to 87 years.

The cases were recorded in the parishes of Kingston and St Andrew (23), St Thomas (19), St James (18), Portland (16), St Catherine (14), Trelawny (eight), St Elizabeth (five), Clarendon (four) and Hanover (two).



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