Five more Covid-19-related deaths have been recorded in the island.

That’s according to the latest update from the Health Ministry.

This brings the total number of deaths in the island to 1,042.

Meanwhile, 60 confirmed cases were recorded in the update.

This brings the number of positive cases to 49,795.

The number of active cases stands at 19,256.

708 samples were tested, representing a positivity rate of 7.8 percent.

In the meantime, recoveries in the latest update stands at one hundred and 95.

This brings the number of recoveries to 29 thousand 1 hundred and 30.

120 persons have been hospitalized, 29 are moderately ill and 8 are critical.