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T&T Records Youngest Covid Death

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THE last person to die from Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago is the youngest to succumb to the coronavirus.

This was revealed by Dr Maryam Abdool-Richards, the Principal Medical Officer Institutions in the Ministry of Health.

She was speaking at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Dr Abdool-Richards said the 106th Covid-19 death was a person under 25 years and had pre-existing conditions. Citing patients confidentiality, she refused to say what were the pre-existing conditions.

Noting that this was exceptional circumstances and the patient had pre-existing conditions, she said, “This is a warning sign to our population that Covid-19 strikes all patients.”

Dr Abdool-Richards reminded the population to avoid gatherings and parties.

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