T&T records 519 new Covid infections, 12 deaths

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T&T records 519 new Covid infections, 12 deaths

The Ministry of Health has reported 519 new infections and 12 deaths.
The fatalities occurred between January 11 to January 17.

In its weekly update, the ministry said the deceased were four elderly men, five elderly women, one middle-­aged man and two middle-­aged women.

Eight people were reported as having “multiple comorbidities”, while one person presented with a single comorbidity and one person had no known comorbidities.

Total positive active cases stood at 172 people.

The 12 new fatalities have brought Trinidad and Tobago’s total Covid-19 related deaths to 4,309 people, with the rolling seven-­day average for deaths now placed at two—a doubling of the average from the previous week.

The rolling seven-day average for new infections now stands at 74, also representing an increase.

The ministry also reported 516 recovered community cases, while 25 people have been discharged from public health facilities.

This brought the total number of recovered cases to 182,723.