One more life lost to COVID-19 in Tobago /

An un­vac­ci­nat­ed per­son has been record­ed as the most re­cent death from COVID-19 in To­ba­go.  Their pass­ing brings the is­land’s to­tal to 268 lives lost.

That’s ac­cord­ing to the lat­est up­date from the Di­vi­sion of Health, Well­ness and So­cial Pro­tec­tion, in the To­ba­go House of As­sem­bly (THA), dat­ed Fri­day 20 May 2022.

Be­fore yes­ter­day, the most re­cent COVID-re­lat­ed death re­port­ed on the is­land was over a week ago, on Thurs­day 12 May 2022, with an un­vac­ci­nat­ed per­son iden­ti­fied as the de­ceased on that date. 

The To­ba­go Health Di­vi­sion re­port al­so notes that six per­sons have been cer­ti­fied as re­cov­ered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, while an­oth­er 62 per­sons have test­ed pos­i­tive for the dis­ease, in To­ba­go.

These lat­est re­cov­er­ies mean that at present, the to­tal num­ber of peo­ple in To­ba­go who have re­cov­ered from COVID-19 since March 2020, now stands at 8,618.

How­ev­er, the most re­cent in­fec­tions have moved the num­ber of ac­tive in­fec­tions on the is­land cur­rent­ly to 573.

The To­ba­go COVID-19 up­date for 20 May 2022 al­so says that 12 peo­ple cur­rent­ly are hos­pi­talised with COVID-19, down from Thurs­day’s to­tal of 14. 

Of the 12 pa­tients cur­rent­ly hos­pi­talised, six have not been vac­ci­nat­ed at all against the dis­ease, while the oth­er six pa­tients have been ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed.

LINK ORIGINAL: The Trinidad Guardian