22 covid19 deaths in past 24 hours

The content originally appeared on: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

The number of covid19 related deaths jumped to its highest number for the month of November as 22 people died in the last 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health’s 4 pm covid19 update, the deaths brought the total number of covid19 deaths to 1,850.

The second highest number of deaths for the month was 14, recorded on November 5.

The Ministry of Health update also reported that there were 403 additional covid19 cases. These were taken from samples obtained between November 9 – 12. For the past three days the number of cases surpassed 500 each day.

The total number of active positive cases as of Saturday afternoon were 6,732.

It was also reported that 631,871 people received their first shot of a two-dose vaccine, while 588,076 received their second dose and 38,576 received their only shot of a single dose vaccine.

The release also reported that 77 were at step-down facilities while 91 were in state quarantine facilities and 5,847 were in home self-isolation.