Jamaica records 197 new COVID cases, four additional deaths

September 18, 2020

On Thursday, Jamaica recorded four additional COVID-19 deaths, increasing the tally to 55.

One of them was from a previous case that was under investigation.

Two other deaths are being probed.

The new deaths are:

* An 80-year-old male of a Kingston & St. Andrew address.
* An 83-year-old female of a St Mary address.
* An 81-year-old female of a Kingston & St Andrew address.
* A 67-year-old female of a Clarendon address.

Meanwhile, there were 197 new cases with ages ranging from 2.5 months to 86 years, increasing the total to 4,571 with 3,169 of them being active.

Thirty-nine more persons have recovered, increasing the total to 1,264.

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