Jamaica recorded four COVID-19 related deaths and 44 new cases on Friday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed.
The deceased include a 78-year-old male from St Ann, a 56-year-old female from Trelawny, and a 70-year-old female and a 78-year-old female, who both had St James addresses.
The death toll from the coronavirus across the island now stands at 311
The 44 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases increase the total number of cases on record for the island to 13,455. Recoveries increased by 56, bringing total recoveries to 11,379.
The newly confirmed cases comprise 30 females and 43 males, with ages ranging from one to 76 years.
The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (24), St Catherine (10), St James (six), Westmoreland (two), Manchester (one), and St Ann (one).There are four moderately ill patients and five critically ill patients among the 1,607 active cases under observation in Jamaica.