The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting that 20 persons died from COVID 19 in the last testing cycle.
The Ministry says the deaths occurred between August 23 and October 19.
Three more fatalities are under investigation.
The persons who died range in age from 44 to 92 years, 17 of which were from the parish of Hanover, 2 from St Mary and 1 from Portland.
In the meantime, there were 173 new cases of the virus reported in the country yesterday.