COVID-19 death toll increases to 98

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    T&T’s COVID-19 death toll is now at 98, following the passing of an elderly man with pre-existing medical conditions.

    His death was announced in the Health Ministry’s daily update.

    35 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19, and will now be processed for admission at the discretion of the County Medical Officers of Health.

    Six persons have also been discharged from public health facilities, and there are 56 more recovered community cases.

    As of this afternoon, T&T has 1,477 active cases of the virus.

    This includes 80 hospitalized patients, and 51 persons in step-down facilities.

    Since the start of the pandemic, T&T has confirmed 5,333 cases of COVID-19.