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Trinidad records another COVID-19 death

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 3:36 PM
The country has recorded a total of 519 cases.

PORT OF SPAIN, CMC  – Trinidad and Tobago has recorded an additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the number of fatalities to 11.

On Sunday, the Ministry of Health said that the third death in recent days is an adult male who had pre-existing medical conditions. 

Active cases of the virus now stand at 36, with 22 new positive patients reported, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 519.

In a clinical update, the Ministry said of the 22 new infections reported, 14 tested positive at a private lab, six are pending epidemiological investigation, and two are contacts of recently positive COVID-19 patients.

It assured that all established protocols have been implemented and that one more patient has recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the tally of people discharged to 140.

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