10:50AM – Another COVID-19 death recorded

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    Another COVID-19 death has been recorded.

    According to the Health Ministry, the person is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions.

    This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15.

    24 positive cases were also added to T&T’s COVID-19 tally this morning.

    According to the Health Ministry’s morning update, the cases are from samples taken during the period August 20th to present.

    Also, of the 24 persons, 18 tested positive at private labs.

    There are now 851 active cases of COVID-19 in T&T.

    Issued by the Health Ministry on the morning of August 24th 2020.

    Since the start of the pandemic, this country has recorded 1,031 confirmed cases – 165 have recovered, while 15 have died.