Four more lives have been lost to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, according to the latest update from the Ministry of Health.  The Ministry says three (3) of the deceased had multiple comorbidities, and one (1) person had one comorbidity.

Two of those reported dead from COVID-19 today were elderly females; one deceased person was an elderly male; and one deceased person was a middle-aged male.  Among the comorbidities from which they suffered were diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, lung disease, liver disease, and endocrine disease.

The Ministry notes that these latest deaths have pushed up the national death toll to 3,754 lives lost.

Also in its update for today, Friday 1st April 2022, the Ministry of Health reports that 299 people have tested positive for COVID-19, based on samples taken between 29th and 31st March 2022. 

These new infections mean the number of active cases in the country now stands at 6,754.

As of today, Friday 1st April 2022, some 138,159 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago since pandemic tracking began in March 2020.

Currently, some 709,101 people in the country are fully vaccinated, having completed either a one-dose or two-doses regimen of a COVID-19 vaccine.

And some 145,843 people have received their booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as of today, Friday, the Ministry’s update reports.