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Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for August 21


This third spike has already outdone our previous spikes in the span of two weeks, and the numbers are still climbing. Please do what you can to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for Aug 20, 2021 (posted Aug 21, 2021)

New Cases: 794

New Deaths: 15

New Recoveries: 47

New Tests: 2098

Active Cases: 11,858

New Public Test: 1,517

Public Testing Positivity: 43.8%

New Private Tests: 173

Private Testing Positivity: 9.2%

Total Figures: 

Total Cases: 61,282

Total Deaths: 1,371

Total Recoveries: 47,675

Hospitalizations: 

Hospitalized: 551

Moderately: 137

Severely: 76

Critically: 75

New Cases By Parish:

1. KSA (134 new cases)

2. St. Ann (121)

3. Westmoreland (81)

4. St. James, Manchester (79)

5. St. Elizabeth (71)

6. St. Catherine (62)

7. St. Mary (48)

8. Trelawny (34)

9. Clarendon (29)

10. Hanover (28)

11. St. Thomas (27)

12. Portland (1)

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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