15 Hrs Ago
THREE more people have died from covid19 bringing to 70, the number of local fatalities caused by the virus.
In its daily 10 am update on Friday, the Ministry of Health reported that 30,262 samples were sent to Carpha, the UWI and other local sites for testing.
As of 10 am, 4,260 samples had tested positive with 2,069 active cases. Also at 10 am, 905 people had been discharged from public health facilities while 1,217 community cases were deemed to have recovered. The 10 am update also indicated two more deaths namely an elderly man with comorbidities and the second being a woman from Tobago with pre-existing conditions.
In its daily 6 pm update for Friday, the ministry said there were an additional 25 new infections bringing the national total as of Friday evening to 4,285. The evening update indicated another death, being that of an elderly man with comorbidities.