AN elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions is the latest patient to die from Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.
This brings to 31 the total number of people to have died from the coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health revealed this in its latest update on Friday evening.
It also reported 46 new positive Covid-19 cases taken from samples during the period August 28 to September 2 with an additional ten cases being reported.
Number of Samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and the University of the West Indies testing site at Mt Hope: 24,692
Number of people tested: 21,527
People having more than one test: 2,922
Positive samples in public and private facilities in TT: 2,040
Active Covid-19 cases: 1,302
Number of Deaths: 31
Patients in home isolation: 1,142
Covid-19 Patients in hospital – 100
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility: 74 (six in the intensive care unit and 13 in the high dependency unit)
Caura Hospital: 26
Patients in in stepdown facilities – five
UWI Debe Campus: 3
National Academy for the Performing Arts: 2