Two more COVID-19 deaths, 105 additional cases

July 26, 2021

Jamaica has recorded two more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 1,178.

The deceased are an 81-year-old male from St Mary and a 76-year-old male from St Ann  

One more death has been listed as coincidental.

Meanwhile, there were 105 new cases with ages ranging from one day to 79 years, pushing the total to 52,089  with 3,686  being active.

Of the new cases, 53 are women and 52 are men.

A total of 1,604 tests were conducted.

The country's positivity rate stands at 18.1%.

In the meantime, there were 25 more recoveries, increasing the total to 46,868.

Some 147 persons are in hospital with 44 being moderately ill and 16 critically ill.

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