The Ministry of Health and Wellness yesterday (Fri) confirmed one new COVID-19 related death and the coincidental death in an individual positive for COVID-19.
In addition, there are three deaths in COVID-19 positive patients that are under investigation at this time.
The most recent COVID-19 related death, is that of a 72 year old male from Kingston and St. Andrew, who was also hypertensive.
In the last 24 hours, Jamaica recorded 68 new confirmed COVID-19 cases.
These bring the total cases on record for the island, to 2,964.
Recoveries also increased by 1, bringing the total number of persons who have recovered and have been released, to 922.