2 Covid-19 Deaths in Past Week

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THERE were two deaths due to Covid-19 in the past week.

The Ministry of Health stated in its latest update (#1,249), for the period April 12, 2023 to April 18, 2023, there were 93 new positive cases.

The two deaths were one elderly man and one middle-aged man both with multiple comorbidities.

Weekly Covid-19 updates will now be issued on a fortnightly basis, the ministry stated.

The update also stated that 174,789 boosters have been administered while 51.4% of the population of Trinidad and Tobago is fully vaccinated.


See below:   

New cases: 93

Active cases: 45

New deaths: 2

Total deaths: 4,387 

Total deaths by vaccination status as at April 18, 2023: 3,662 (not fully vaccinated), 335 (fully vaccinated), 390 prior to the vaccination programme.


Patients in hospital: 37 (29 in the parallel healthcare system and 8 in the hybrid system)

Total persons fully vaccinated: 718,915

Total persons not fully vaccinated: 681,085 

Boosters administered: 174,789

The rolling seven-day average of new positive cases: 13 

The rolling seven-day average of new deaths: <1


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