Teen girl with comorbidities among 8 more to die from COVID

A teenage girl is among eight people who died from COVID-19 yesterday.

According to the Ministry of Health in its daily update “1 teenaged female with comorbidities” succumbed to the virus.

According to the ministry, those who also lost their battle with the virus include three elderly males, two elderly females, two middle-aged females.

This included a 59-year-old woman with comorbidities from Tobago.

These deaths took the national toll to 1530.

Meanwhile, 266 new positive cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday.

On the vaccination front, 531,161 people are now fully vaccinated.