by Abigail Bartley | 11 May, 2021
(Nationwideradiojm) Jamaica has recorded its lowest positivity rate for Covid-19 in several months.
The rate now stands at 3 per cent according to the Health Ministry’s latest update.
11 99 samples were tested. 39 positive Covid-19 cases were confirmed.
This brings the number of confirmed positive cases to 46,821.
Meanwhile, five more persons have died from Covid-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 814.
The deceased include three males and a female from Trelawny and one male from Kingston and St Andrew.
Majority of the cases are from St Ann with 10 new cases.
Kingston and St Andrew followed with 9 new cases.
In the meantime, recoveries in the latest update stands at 122.
This brings the number of recoveries to 22, 517.
172 persons have been hospitalized, 7 are moderately ill and 12 are critical.