Two more people have died from COVID-19 over the last 24-hours bringing the country’s coronavirus death toll to 217.

The deceased are a 64-year-old male from St. Mary and a 70-year-old male from St. Catherine.

According to the latest update from the Ministry of Health, there were two other coincidental deaths and three are under investigation.

The two deceased recorded in the category coincidental deaths are a 93-year-old male from Kingston & St. Andrew and  a 72-year-old female from St. Catherine.

Meanwhile, Jamaica recorded 47 confirmed COVID-19 cases over the last 24-hours.

This brings the total number of cases to 9,373.

The Health Ministry says 556 samples were tested.

Majority of the cases are from St Catherine.

St. Catherine recorded 17 cases.

Eleven cases were recorded in Kingston and St. Andrew, four cases in Trelawny and three each in Clarendon, St. James and Westmoreland.

St. Ann and St. Mary recorded two cases each while St. Elizabeth and Manchester both had one case each.

There were no cases recorded in Hanover, Portland and St. Thomas.

The Ministry says 41 more people have recovered bringing recoveries to 4,745.

There’re 4,287 active cases in total.

In the meantime, 76 people are hospitalised, 17 are moderately ill and 6 are critical.