There were no new deaths from COVID-19 in Tobago last week—and the island’s death toll from the disease remains at 287, as at Saturday, November 19.
That’s according to the latest weekly update from the Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection, in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), covering the period Sunday 13 to Saturday 19 November 2022.
The most recent COVID-19-related death was reported the previous week (6-12 November 2022). At that time, the deceased was said to be an unvaccinated person. That death was the first reported in three weeks.
The THA Health Division report notes three more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tobago, last week. The number of active infections was five, as at Saturday, November 19. This represents a significant drop from the previous week (November 6-12, 2022), at which time there were 15 active cases.
In addition, the Health Division confirms that for the second consecutive week, there are no patients hospitalised for COVID-19, as of November 19.
The Tobago COVID-19 update also reports that patients continue to survive the disease as 13 people were certified as recovered from COVID-19 during the period November 13-19, 2022.
A total of 10,969 in Tobago have recovered from COVID-19 since March 2020—up from 10,956 the previous week.