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Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for August 19


August 19, 2021 | Zhane Squire |

Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for Aug 18, 2021 (posted Aug 19, 2021)

New Cases: 555

New Deaths: 3

New Recoveries: 29

New Tests: 2184

Active Cases: 10,617

New Public Test: 1,098

Public Testing Positivity: 41.9%

New Private Tests: 948

Private Testing Positivity: 3.9%

Total Figures: 

Total Cases: 59,932

Total Deaths: 1,342

Total Recoveries: 47,599

Hospitalizations: 

Hospitalized: 559

Moderately: 100

Critically: 36

New Cases By Parish:

1. St. Catherine (90 new cases)

2. KSA (81)

3. St. Thomas (55)

4. St. James (54)

5. Manchester (53)

6. Westmoreland (41)

7. Trelawny (35)

8. Clarendon (34)

9. St. Elizabeth (32)

10. Portland, St. Ann (24)

11. St. Mary (17)

12. Hanover (15)

Jamaica COVID-19 Vaccination Update:
(as of Aug 8, 2021)

Total First Doses: 240,472
Total Second Doses: 131,554

Approximately 6.8% of the target population (1.925M) has been fully vaccinated, while 12.5% has received the first dose of the vaccine.

Source Ministry of Health and Wellness

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