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Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for August 26


Jamaica COVID-19 Updates for Aug 25, 2021 (posted Aug 26, 2021)

New Cases: 463

New Deaths: 22

New Recoveries: 42

New Tests: 1723

Active Cases: 14,528

New Public Test: 986

Public Testing Positivity: 41.3%

New Private Tests: 641

Private Testing Positivity: 2.5%

Total Figures: 

Total Cases: 64,294

Total Deaths: 1,453

Total Recoveries: 47,918

Hospitalizations: 

Hospitalized: 705

Moderately: 186

Severely: 84

Critically: 58

Hospitalizations: Jamaica has set a new record on the number of hospitalized patients, which has now surpassed 700 patients. The number of hospitalized patients surpassed 600 just 3 days ago. Please get vaccinated if you are able to do so.

New Cases By Parish:

1. St. Catherine (126 new cases)

2. KSA (113)

3. St. Ann, St. James (70)

4. Westmoreland (68)

5. St. Thomas (55)

6. Trelawny (46)

7. St. Elizabeth (45)

8. Clarendon (44)

9. Manchester (41)

10. Hanover (39)

11. Portland (22)

12. St. Mary (13)

Source Ministry of Health and Wellness

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