Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility, the main Covid-19 Hospital in T&T. AZP News/Azlan Mohammed
By Prior Beharry
THE month of July records 230 deaths due to Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.
According to Ministry of Health figures, only June and May had higher Covid-19 fatalities with 352 and 327 respectively. The death toll for July included 19 deaths in Tobago.
And at the end of July 1,077 deaths were recorded due to Covid-19 in total in T&T since the pandemic started last year. It means that 950 people died due to Covid-19 in the first seven months of 2021. In 2020, 127 Covid-19 deaths were reported in T&T.
That is an average of 4.3 people dying per day in 2021 for the first seven months of the year.
And for the first seven months of this year, T&T recorded 31,662 new Covid-19 cases.
May has the highest number of 13,085 with June second with 8,884 and July recording 6,018.
This means that T&T averaged 4,523 new Covid-19 cases per month from January to July. This amounts to 149 new cases reported per day for the 212 days of the year till the end of July.
2021 monthly deaths and cases due to Covid-19:
- Jan: 7 (412 cases)
- Feb: 5 (152 cases)
- Mar: 3 (313 cases)
- Apr: 27 (2,798 cases)
- May: 326 (13, 085)
- Jun: 352 (8,884)
- Jul: 230 (6,018 cases)