Four more Covid-19 deaths have been recorded on the island according to the Health Ministry’s latest update.

The deceased include a 58 year old male from Manchester, a 74 year old female from St. Catherine, a 33 year old female from St. James and a 60 year old male from Portland.

This brings the total number of coronavirus deaths in the country to 838.

Meanwhile, 130 new cases were recorded in the update.

This brings the number of confirmed positive cases to 47, 150.

901 samples were tested, representing a positivity rate of 13 percent.

Majority of the cases are from St Catherine with 44 new cases.

Kingston and St Andrew followed with 41 new cases.

In the meantime, recoveries in the latest update stands at 134.

This brings the number of recoveries to 22, 895.

182 persons have been hospitalized, 6 are moderately ill and 18 are critical.