115 new COVID-19 cases, three additional deaths

August 03, 2021

Three more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Jamaica, increasing the tally to 1,203.

The deceased are a 55-year-old man from Portland, a 59-year-old man from Kingston and St Andrew, and a 68-year-old man from Kingston and St Andrew.

One more fatality has been listed as coincidental, moving that figure to 166.

Meanwhile, there were 115 new cases with ages ranging from two days to 90 years, pushing the total to 53,543 4,899 being active.

Of the new cases, 71 are women and 44 are men.

A total of 1,436 tests were conducted.

The country's positivity rate stands at 23.8%.

In the meantime, there were 38 more recoveries, increasing the total to 47,078.

Some 210 persons are in hospital with 46 being moderately ill and 35 critically ill.

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