Jamaica records five more COVID deaths

September 17, 2020

On Wednesday, Jamaica recorded five more COVID-19 deaths, moving the tally to 51.

Two of them were previously under investigation. Four other deaths are now being probed.

The country also recorded 210 new infections with ages ranging from 79 days to 88 years, increasing the overall figure to 4,374 cases with 3,016 of them being active.

One hundred of the new cases are men with the other 110 being females.

The five new COVID-19 deaths are:

• An 81-year-old female from Kingston & St Andrew who had congestive cardiac failure, diabetes, and hypertension.

• A 71-year-old-female from St Catherine who had diabetes and hypertension.

• A 69-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew.

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