(CMR) The latest information out of Jamaica's Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) is that the country has recorded three new deaths and another 132 new COVID-19 cases.
According to the MOHW, two of the deaths were previously under investigation and are now classified as COVID-19 related.
The deceased are an 82 year old male from Clarendon; a 75 year old female from St. Catherine and a 65 year old male from Kingston & St. Andrew.
The latest COVID-19 victims all had comorbidities, namely diabetes and hypertension, said the MOHW in a release.
This brings to 27 the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Jamaica. One other death remains under investigation.
Jamaica in the last 24 hours, recorded 139 new confirmed COVID-19 cases. These bring the total cases on record for the island to 2,822. Recoveries also increased by two, bringing the total number of persons who have recovered and have been released to 900 (31.9% recovery rate).
The country is now managing 1,822 (64.6%) active cases across the island, including 11moderately ill patients and seven critically ill patients.