FIFITY people have now died from Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry of Health in its Friday afternoon update reported five more deaths.
Of these there were two men and two females who had co-morbidities and one elderly male.
In its morning report, it noted the death of an elderly female with co-morbidities and an elderly male.
The ministry also reported 48 more positive cases taken from samples during the period September 4 to 9. It had also announced 79 cases in its morning update from samples taken during the period August 31 to September 10. That means that 127 positive cases were reported on Friday.
Number of Samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and the University of the West Indies testing site at Mt Hope: 26,551
Positive samples in public and private facilities in TT: 2,825
Active Covid-19 cases: 2,013
Number of Deaths: 50