AN elderly man with co-morbidities is the latest Covid-19 patient to die in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry of Health reported the death in its Thursday morning update. This brings the total number of Covid-19 deaths in TT to 40.
It also stated that 75 additional people tested positive for Covod-19 from samples taken during the period August 29 to September 9. Three of these cases were reported in Tobago.
Number of Samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and the University of the West Indies testing site at Mt Hope: 25,995
Number of people tested: 22,952
People having more than one test: 3,043
Positive samples in public and private facilities in TT: 2,663
Home isolation: 1,570
Active Covid-19 cases: 1,868
Number of Deaths: 40
Covid-19 Patients in hospital – 106
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility: 76 (five in the intensive care unit and nine in the high dependency unit)
Caura Hospital: 30
Patients in in stepdown facilities – 117
UWI Debe Campus: 5
UWI Canada Hall: 44
UWI Freedom Hall: 68