Jamaica continues to record a low Covid-19 positivity rate which currently stands at 5.2 percent, according to the Health Ministry’s latest update.

In the update, 770 samples were tested.

Of that number, 44 confirmed positive cases were recorded.

This brings the number of confirmed cases to 49, 712.

Meanwhile, one more Covid-19 death has been recorded.

The deceased is a 55-year-old male from St. Elizabeth.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths in the island to 1,034.

The number of active cases now stands at 19, 512.

In the meantime, recoveries in the latest update stands at 173.

This brings the number of recoveries to 28, 793.

136 persons have been hospitalized, 28 are moderately ill and 6 are critical.