Jamaica’s Covid-19 positivity rate has dropped to 15.5 per cent.

The positivity rate follows the confirmation of 201 new cases in the last 24 hours.These cases come from the testing of 3,037 samples. Majority of the new cases are from Kingston and St. Andrew with 97.

Two females from St. Thomas are the newest reported Covid-19 fatalities. More than 3,000 Jamaicans have died of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

There were 106 recoveries in the update.

The number of persons hospitalised with Covid is 117.

Thirty-two are moderately ill, six are severely ill and three are critical.