52 new COVID-19 cases, one additional death

July 27, 2021

Jamaica has recorded one more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 1,179.

Those who have died are a 76-year-old man from Kingston and St Andrew, whose death was previously under investigation.

And one more fatality is under investigation, moving that figure to 103.

Meanwhile, there were 52 new cases with ages ranging from two years to 87 years, pushing the total to 52,141 with 3,713 being active.

Of the new cases, 23 are women and 29 are men.

A total of 816 tests were conducted.

The country's positivity rate stands at 16%.

In the meantime, there were 24 more recoveries, increasing the total to 46,892.

Some 145 persons are in hospital with 42 being moderately ill and 23 critically ill.

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