341 new COVID cases, 275 hospitalised

March 04, 2021

Jamaica recorded 341 new COVID-19 cases from a sample of 1,901 tested in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 24,444 with 9,911.

Of the new cases, 197 are males and 140 are females, with ages ranging from 16 days to 89 years.

Kingston and St Andrew recorded the most new cases with 154, followed by St James with 56, and St Catherine with 41.

St Elizabeth was the only parish to not record any new cases.

Some 275 patients are hospitalised with 66 being moderately ill and 27 critical.

In the meantime 124 more persons have recovered, bringing that total to 13,869.

Meanwhile, a 97-year-old female from Kingston and St. Andrew is the latest Jamaican to die form the virus, bringing the death tally to 436.

According to the Ministry of Health, four persons are in government quarantine, while 19,811 are quarantined at home.

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