Jamaica’s COVID-19 positivity rate is at 28.3%.

The positivity rate follows the confirmation of 131 new cases in the last 24 hours.

These cases come from the testing of 1-thousand 7-hundred and 82 samples.

Majority of the new cases are from St James with 49 reported.

3 new COVID-19 deaths were also recorded.

More than 3-thousand Jamaicans have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

There were 1-hundred and 56 recoveries reported in the update.

The number of persons hospitalised with COVID has increased to 120.

23 are moderately ill, 4 are severely ill and 3 are critical.