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90 new COVID-19 cases, three additional fatalities

Published:Friday | May 7, 2021 | 10:45 AM

Jamaica has recorded three more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 801.

Those who died on Thursday are a 66-year-old woman from Manchester, a 48-year-old man from Portland, and an 88-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew.

Meanwhile, there were 90 additional cases with ages ranging from one to 91 years, pushing the total to 46,428 with 23,267 being active.

Of the new cases, 49 are women and 41 are men.

St Catherine dominates the new cases with 23 being recorded, followed by Kingston and St Andrew with 19 and then St Ann with 17.

A total of 1,259 tests were conducted.

The country's positivity rate stands at 10.1%.

In the meantime, there were 125 more recoveries, increasing the total to 22,018.

Some 231 persons are in hospital with 11 being moderately ill and 21 critically ill.

One person is in government quarantine, while 24,791 are at home.

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