The country’s Covid-19 positivity rate stands at just over 20 per cent. That’s according to the health ministry’s latest update.

The ministry is reporting a positivity rate of 20.5 per cent. It follows the testing of 639 samples, of which 114 returned positive results.

The majority of the positivity cases recorded were in Kingston and St. Andrew, which recorded 27 cases, while St. Ann and St. James both reported 15 cases.

One hundred and twelve cases are under investigation. 385 Jamaicans are in home quarantine.

The death of a 55-year-old man from St. Catherine was also reported in the update. Meanwhile, 51 recoveries have been reported.

The number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 has increased to 114, 34 are moderately ill, four are severely ill, while four are considered critical.

More than 90 per cent of those hospitalised are unvaccinated.