96 new COVID-19 cases, four more deaths

August 04, 2021

Jamaica has recorded four more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 1,207.

The deceased are: 

A 66-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew

A 66-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew

A 73-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew

A 80-year-old male from Westmoreland

Meanwhile, there were 96 new cases with ages ranging from three years to 87 years, pushing the total to 53,639 with 4,968 being active.

Of the new cases, 49 are women and 47 are men.

A total of 1,182 tests were conducted.

The country's positivity rate stands at 13.5%.

In the meantime, there were 23 more recoveries, increasing the total to 47,101.

Some 215 persons are in hospital with 52 being moderately ill and 34 critically ill.

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