114 new COVID cases, four more deaths

January 23, 2021

Jamaica on Friday recorded four COVID-19 deaths increasing the death tally to 336.

The deceased are: a 63-year-old female from St. Elizabeth, an 83-year-old female from Kingston and St. Andrew, a 43-year-old male from St. James, and a 61-year-old male from St. Ann.

Meanwhile, of  the 1,265 samples tested in Jamaica in the last 24 hours, 114 have tested positive for COVID-19, pushing total confirmed cases to 14,772 with 2,413 being active.

Of the new cases, 45 are males and 69 are females, with ages ranging from 10 months to 94 years.

In the meantime, there were 17 more recoveries, increasing the total to 11,850.

Some 99 persons are in hospital with 13 being moderately and 13 critically ill.

According to the Ministry of Health, 19 persons are in government quarantine, while 21,699 are quarantined at home.

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