Two more people have died from Covid-19, increasing Trinidad and Tobago’s death toll from the virus to 103.
The two people are elderly males with pre-existing medical conditions, the Ministry of Health reported in its daily update yesterday.
It also noted that 54 more people tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases to 5,446 and total active positive cases to 1,467.
Five people were discharged from public health facilities, while 39 are recovered community cases, which refers to patients who were previously Covid-19-positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and released from self-isolation.
There are currently 70 Covid-19 patients hospitalised.
Fifty-five patients are at the Couva Hospital (two in the Intensive Care Unit, and 11 in the High Dependency Unit), 12 patients are at the Caura Hospital, and three people are at the Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort.
No Covid-19 patients are currently hospitalised at the Augustus Long Hospital, Arima General Hospital, St Ann’s Hospital and the Scarborough General Hospital in Signal Hill, according to the ministry.
It stated that 49 patients are at step-down facilities and 189 patients are at State quarantine facilities.
Since the second wave of the Covid-19 virus started on July 20, T&T has recorded 5,309 positive cases of the virus and 95 deaths.