336 new COVID cases, three deaths, 264 hospitalised

March 01, 2021

Three more Jamaicans have died from COVID-19 pushing the death tally to 425.

The deceased are: a 65-year-old female and an 80-year-old male both from Kingston & St. Andrew, and a 66-year-old male from St Ann.

Meanwhile, of the 3,560 samples tested in the last 24 hours, 336 returned positive results, increasing the total confirmed cases to 23,599 with 9,405 active.

Of the new cases, 201 are males and 133 are females, with ages ranging from 3 months to 97 years.

St James recorded the most new cases with 111, followed by Kingston and St Andrew with 83, and St Catherine with 54.

St Elizabeth recorded only one case.

Some 264 patients are hospitalised with 31 being moderately ill and 22 critical.

In the meantime 92 more persons have recovered, bringing that total to 13,502.

According to the Ministry of Health, seven persons are in government quarantine, while 22,312 are quarantined at home.

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