Trinidad and Tobago has recorded yet another death from COVID-19, moving the national toll up to 57, with the latest victim being a man, with pre-existing health conditions.
Confirmation has come from the Ministry of Health in its latest COVID-19 update, for today, Wednesday 16 September 2020.
The Ministry is also reporting an increase in the number of active cases of the disease, with the total now 2,426, as an additional 70 cases have been recorded.
However, the Ministry says these latest cases are the results from samples taken during the period September 4th to September 15th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.
Other highlights from the Ministry’s update:
● Twelve (12) persons have been discharged from health facilities.
● 96 COVID-19 positive patients are still in hospital
● 2,133 patients have been home isolated under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.
● 127 COVID-19 positive patients are in step-down / transition facilities