COVID-19 deaths increase to 116


    The COVID-19 death toll is now at 116 following the passing of an elderly female with co-morbidities.

    Meanwhile 15 additional persons have tested positive for the virus, including two from Tobago and one from within the prison system.

    One person has also been discharged from public health facilities and there are 15 more recovered community cases.

    As of this afternoon, there are 732 active cases of the virus.

    This includes 45 persons in hospital and 30 in step-down facilities.

    Also, 642 persons are in home self-isolation, including 175 persons in the care of the prison system.

    Since the start of the pandemic, T&T has confirmed 6,503 cases of COVID-19.