Two more people have died from COVID-19 over the last 24-hours bringing the country’s death toll to 162.

One death is currently under investigation.

That’s according to the Ministry and Health’s latest COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary.

The deceased are a 61-year-old male from St. Ann and a 73-year- old male also from St. Mary.

The Ministry has also confirmed 65 new coronavirus cases in the latest round of test results.

Five hundred and 52 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of cases to 8,132.

According to the Ministry’s latest advisory for October 16, majority of the cases are from St. Catherine.

Thirty one cases were recorded in St. Catherine. This is followed by St. James with 12 cases.

Kingston and St. Andrew and Westmoreland recorded six cases each, while Trelawny recorded four cases.

Clarendon and St. Ann both recorded two cases while Hanover and St. Thomas recorded one case each.

Manchester, Portland, St. Mary and St. Elizabeth all had no cases.

The Ministry says 172 more people have recovered bringing recoveries to 3,653.

There’re 4209 active cases.

In the meantime, 190 people are hospitalized, 48 are moderately ill and 16 are critical.