Three additional persons have died as a result of COVID related complications. This brings the number of COVID related deaths in the country to 25. The Health Ministry in its update this morning revealed that the persons are an elderly male with co-morbidities and two elderly females, also with co-morbidities. It added that fourteen (14) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19, thirteen cases in Trinidad and 1 case in Tobago.

The new cases show results from samples taken during the period August 23rd to August 30th, 2020. The latest figures take the country’s tally of COVID cases to 1,773 with 1,063 of these cases still active.

Eighty of these active cases are currently hospitalized, while nine hundred and sixty- two (962) patients are in home isolation under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.

The remaining seven active cases are currently housed in step-down or transition facilities.