Covid fatalities are mostly males over the 60+ age group

Covid fatalities are mostly males over the 60+ age group

Technical Director of the Epidemiology Division at the Ministry of Health Dr. Avery Hinds said that statistics revealed that Covid-19 related deaths have been predominantly males over the 60-year old age group.

However, he said that persons in the 25-49 account for 56% of the total number of Covid positives, adding that they should pay attention to any signs or symptoms of the virus.

He then presented the following graphs that provide statistics on Covid-19:

Daily Covid-19 Positive cases by date collected (as at Sept 13th)

 

Laboratory Confirmed Covid-19 Cases in T&T’s Phase 2 (June – September 13th, does not include repatriation)

Dr. Hinds also revealed that compared to recent years, there hasn’t been a higher than average incidence of Pneumonia related deaths in the past few months.

Comparison of All-cause and Pneumonia-Related Mortality Registrations. The red line signifies the average Pneumonia Related death rate in years gone by.

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