11AM: COVID-19 deaths rise to 72


    COVID-19 related deaths are now at 72, following the passing of an elderly woman with comorbidities.

    20 additional persons have also tested positive for the virus, and will now be processed for admission at the discretion of the County Medical Officers of Health.

    Also, five persons have been discharged from public health facilities, and there are 36 more recovered community cases.

    As of this morning, there are 2,035 active cases of COVID-19.

    Of these, 106 are hospitalized, including nine in the Intensive Care Unit and five in the High Dependency Unit.

    112 are in step-down facilities while the rest remain in self-isolation at their homes.

    Since the start of the pandemic, T&T has confirmed 4,382 cases of COVID-19.