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COVID UPDATE: 61 New Cases, 5 Deaths, 151 Recoveries

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ROOTS FM NEWS: Jamaica on Thursday recorded five COVID deaths, increasing the tally to 1,028.

The deaths include a 53-year-old male and a 75-year-old Male from St. Catherine, a 66-year-old Male from St. James whose death was previously under investigation, a 66-year-old Male from St. James, whose death was previously under investigation, and an 87-year-old Male from St. James whose death was previously under investigation.

Meanwhile, 61 new cases were recorded pushing the number of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic to 49,564.

There are now 19,836 active cases of which 127 are hospitalised with 21 being moderately ill and 9 Critically ill.

And the Ministry of Health and Wellness also recorded 151 recoveries.

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