There have been 127 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. That’s according to the latest update from the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

The Covid-19 positivity rate is at 21.8 per cent. Six-hundred and nine samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

The total number of positive cases in the island now stands at 146,241. Majority of the new cases reported are from Kingston and St. Andrew.

Two males from St. Catherine were the only fatalities recorded. There were 101 recoveries.

One hundred people are hospitalised with Covid. Twenty-four are moderately ill, seven are severely ill, and four considered critical.

Ninety-four per cent of those hospitalised are unvaccinated.