Four people have died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Jamaica.

Two of the deaths were previously under investigation.

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

The deceased are an 87-year-old female from Westmoreland and three other females from Trelawny.

One of them 73-years-old, the other 71-years-old and the third 84-years-old.

The Ministry is also reporting 39 new COVID-19 cases in the latest test results over the last 24 hours.

Five Hundred and forty-one samples were tested. 

This brings the total number of cases to 9,296.

According to the Ministry of Health majority of the cases are from St. James, after recording 12.

This is followed by Kingston and St. Andrew with 11 cases.

The parishes of St. Elizabeth, Portland, Clarendon, St. Mary and St. Thomas  recorded no new cases.

The Ministry says 29 more people have recovered, bringing recoveries to 4,666.

In the meantime, 85 people are hospitalized, 17 are moderately ill and 6 are critical.