Two COVID deaths, 30 new cases recorded on Sunday | Loop Jamaica

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Jamaica recorded 30 new COVID-19 cases over a 24-hour period up to Sunday afternoon.

Two COVID-19 deaths that occurred from August to September were also recorded on Sunday, bringing the overall coronavirus death toll in Jamaica to 2,916.

A 27-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman, both from St Catherine, are the latest recorded COVID fatalities.

There were 59 recoveries on the day, bringing that tally to 82,017.

The newly confirmed COVID-19 cases brought the total number on record for the island to 129,050.

Notably, the island recorded a 3.9 per cent positivity rate based on the samples that were tested on Sunday.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 17 are males and 13 are females, with ages ranging from seven months to 74 years.

The case count was made up of St James (seven), Clarendon (seven), Kingston and St Andrew (five), St Catherine (four), St Ann (three), Westmoreland (two), and Manchester (two).

There are six moderately ill patients and one critically ill patient among 253 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

A total of 12 COVID-19 patients are now hospitalised locally.

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