Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas and Guyana recorded deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours and several other regional countries reported more positive cases of the virus that has killed nearly a thousand people in the Caribbean Community (Caricom) so far.
In Trinidad and Tobago, the Ministry of Health reported Tuesday that an elderly male had died from the virus, pushing the death toll to 83.
It said also that 51 more people have tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of active cases in Trinidad and Tobago to 1,784. The total number of positive cases is now 4,818.
The ministry said 1,107 persons have been discharged from hospitals and that there are 57 recovered community cases, referring to patients who were in self-isolation and met the ministry’s discharge criteria.
There is a total of 1,844 recovered community cases.
In The Bahamas, the Ministry of Health confirmed 107 new cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,559.
There have been 3,396 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Providence, 649 in Grand Bahama, 157 in Abaco and 54 cases in Bimini.