(CMR) Jamaica's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 36 with the country on Tuesday(September 8) recording two additional virus related deaths.
The island nation's number of confirmed cases has also risen to 3, 323, after 140 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Wellness, one of the deaths is a 77-year-old woman from St Catherine and the other is a 61-year-old man, also from St Catherine. The ministry said both patients had comorbidities, notably diabetes, renal disease, hypertension and high cholesterol.
The two deaths were among five that were under investigation.
The ministry said that all 140 cases are under investigation.