KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton has just tweeted that a four-year-old has died from COVID-19 at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James.

The health minister did not say in his tweet whether the four-year-old was a boy or girl.

The death of the four-year-old brings to total amount of deaths from COVID-19 to seven.

The tweet from Dr Tufton reads as follows: “It is with a heavy heart, that we inform the nation of the death of a four-year-old, who was tested positive for COVID-19, and has died at the Cornwall Regional Hospital. We express our sincerest condolences to the family.”

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