Jamaica has recorded its lowest COVID-19 infection tally in months, as the country only reported 9 infections for Sunday, December 27.

That’s according to the latest information from the Ministry of Health released this afternoon.

However, three people died from the coronavirus on the same day.

The deceased are an 81-year-old male from St. James, an 87-year-old male from Kingston and St. Andrew and an 89-year-old male from St. Ann.

Of the nine infections, 7 are from the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew and two are from St. Mary.

Only 1-hundred and 38 samples were tested for the period, the lowest in recent history.

This gives a positivity rate of six-point-5 per cent.

According to the Health Ministry, 83 persons have been hospitalized, nine are moderately ill and eight are critical.