141 new COVID cases, one more death

January 26, 2021

A 61-year-old female from St. Catherine is the latest Jamaican to die as a result of COVID-19, bringing the island's virus death tally to 339. 

Meanwhile, of the 831 samples tested in the last 24 hours, 141 returned positive results increasing Jamaica's total confirmed cases to 15,153 with 2,725 being active. 

Of the new cases, 71 are males and 70 are females, with ages ranging from 36 days to 93 years.

In the meantime, there were 22 more recoveries, increasing the total to 11,911.

Some 99 persons are in hospital with 23 being moderately and 11 critically ill.

According to the Ministry of Health, 11 persons are in government quarantine, while 21,488 are quarantined at home.

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