The country has recorded its lowest positivity rate for Covid-19 in several month at 2.9 percent.

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

The previous lowest positivity rate was 3 per cent recorded in May.

In the update, 657 samples were tested. Of that number, 20 positive Covid-19 cases were confirmed.

This brings the total number of confirmed positive cases to 49,110.

Meanwhile, one more Covid-19 death was recorded. This brings the total number of deaths to 9 hundred and 89.

The deceased is a 50-year-old male from Kingston & St. Andrew.

The number of active cases now stands at 20 thousand 7 hundred and 33.

In the meantime, recoveries in the latest update stands at one hundred and 85.

This brings the total number of recoveries to 27 thousand and 13.

One hundred and fifty-six people have been hospitalised, 26 are moderately ill and 9 are critical.