10AM: COVID-19 deaths up to 40

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    An additional COVID-19 related death has been reported, taking the number of fatalities to 40.

    According to the Health Ministry’s 10am Update, the person is an elderly male with co-morbidities.

    Meanwhile 75 additional cases of COVID -19 have been recorded, including 13 persons from the Police Training Academy and three persons in Tobago.

    Six persons have also been discharged, which means there are now 1,868 active cases of the virus.

    106 persons are hospitalized at this time, including five in the Intensive Care Unit and nine in the High Dependency Unit.

    1,570 positive patients are in home isolation while 75 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the County Medical Officers of Health.

    117 positive persons are also in step down facilities.

    Since the start of the pandemic, T&T has confirmed 2,663 cases of COVID-19.