THE Ministry of Health has reported two additional Covid-19 related deaths on Thursday evening.
In its latest update, the Ministry of Health reported the death of an elderly male patient and an elderly female patient, both with comorbidities.
This means that 60 people have now died due to Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.
The ministry reported an additional nine positive cases from results from samples taken during the period September 4 to September 15, 2020 and an additional 98 positive cases taken from the period September 4 to Sept 16.
Number of Samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and the University of the West Indies testing site at Mt Hope: 28,493
Number of people tested: 24,578
People having more than one test: 3,043
Positive samples in public and private facilities in TT: 3,434
Active Covid-19 cases: 1,905
Number of Deaths: 60
Number of recovered community cases: 655
The Ministry of Health stated that recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously Covid-19 positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.