The death of an elderly man took the Covid-19 death toll in Trinidad and Tobago to 39. Confirmation came from the Ministry of Health last evening.

The Ministry also reported that forty-four additional positive cases have been recorded. It noted however, that the results are from samples taken during the period August 28th  to September 8th , therefore, this figure is not representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.

The Ministry of Health has assured that all established protocols have been implemented. The total number of positive Covid19 cases in T&T now stands at 2,391 of which 1,609 are currently active.