14 more COVID-19 deaths, 98 additional cases

May 13, 2021

Jamaica has recorded 14 more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 834.

Those who have died are:

* A 72-year-old man St Thomas whose death was under investigation
* A 73-year-old male from St Thomas whose death was under investigation
* A 66-year-old male from Trelawny whose death was under investigation
* A 42-year-old male from Trelawny whose death was under investigation
* An 81-year-old male from Trelawny whose death was under investigation
* A 66-year-old male from Trelawny
* A 61-year-old male from Trelawny
* A 39-year-old female from Trelawny
* An 88 year-old male from Trelawny
* A 69-year-old male from Trelawny  
* A 56-year-old female from St Ann
* A 91-year-old male from St Ann
* A 91-year-old male from St Thomas
* An 83-year-old female from St St. Mary

Meanwhile, there were 98 new cases with ages ranging from four days to 89 years, pushing the total to 47,020 with 23,085 being active.

Of the new cases, 47 are women and 51 are men.

The country’s positivity rate stands at 12.3%.

A total of 1,408 tests were conducted.

In the meantime, there were 125 more recoveries, increasing the total to 22,761.

Some 164 persons are in hospital with five being moderately ill and 14 critically ill.

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