Trinidad and Tobago recorded 13 more Covid-19 deaths yesterday.
This brought the death toll from the virus to 577.
The Ministry of Health’s website yesterday said the people were:
-seven elderly men with comorbidities,
-one elderly woman with comorbidities,
-one middle-aged woman with comorbidities,
-one young adult man with comorbidities,
-one elderly man without comorbidities.
-one elderly woman without comorbidities and
-one middle-aged man without comorbidities
Among the fatalities was one patient from Tobago.
The Ministry of Health also recorded another 218 cases of the virus yesterday, from samples taken between May 31 and June 5.
This brings the active case load to 9,922 and total confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 to 26,410.
At this time, 9,093 Covid-positive people remain in home isolation while 120 are in State quarantine facilities.
Another 164 people are in step-down facilities.
To date, 198,200 samples (87,225 at private labs) have been submitted for testing.
The ministry said 118,577 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19, with 1,179 of those being fully vaccinated with both their first and second shots.