One additional COVID-19 death, one new case confirmed


    An additional COVID-19 fatality has taken the local death toll to 97.

    According to the Health Ministry, the person is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions.

    Also, just one new case of COVID-19 has been recorded.

    Six persons have been discharged from public health facilities and there are 38 recovered community cases.

    As of this afternoon, there are 1,505 active cases of the virus in T&T.

    Of these, 81 persons are hospitalised, including five in the Intensive Care Unit and 12 in High Dependency Unit.

    Since the start of the pandemic, this country has confirmed 5,298 cases of COVID-19.