Elderly man dies of COVID-19

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    An elderly man with pre-existing medical conditions has died of COVID-19.

    This takes the number of COVID-19 related deaths in T&T to 122.

    Also, according to the Health Ministry’s daily update, 16 additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19, including five from Tobago.

    Two persons have been discharged from public health facilities, and there are 21 more recovered community cases.

    As of this afternoon, there are 722 active cases of COVID-19 in T&T.

    This includes 42 persons in hospital, 22 in step-down facilities, 186 in the care of the Prison Service and 456 persons in home self-isolation.

    Since the start of the pandemic, T&T has confirmed 6,751 cases of COVID-19.