Three more COVID-19 patients have succumbed to the disease, bringing the national death toll to 64.

This according to the latest COVID-19 update from the Ministry of Health.

According to the Ministry, the persons are one elderly male and two elderly females, all with pre-existing health conditions.

In other highlights from the Ministry of Health update:

13 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.  They will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases is now at 2,049.

Six (6) persons have been discharged from public health facilities

There have been 52 recovered community cases.  Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home, and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.

Some 81 COVID-19 positive patients are still in hospital.

131 COVID-19 positive patients are in step-down / transition facilities.