Seven (7) people in Tobago have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.  The number of current active infections on the island now stands at 339.

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 8th April 2022.

The report also notes that no new deaths from COVID-19 have been recorded in Tobago over the past 24 hours, so the island’s death toll remains at 261 lives lost.

The most recent death on the island was reported on Thursday 7th April 2022—one (1) unvaccinated person was recorded as the deceased on that date.

The Health Division also is reporting that nine (9) people currently are hospitalised with COVID-19.  Seven (7) of these patients have not been vaccinated at all against the disease, while only one (1) patient has been fully vaccinated, and one (1) patient has been partially vaccinated.

The Tobago COVID-19 update for 8th April 2022 also notes that at present, the total number of people in Tobago who have recovered from COVID-19 since March 2020, now stands at 7,665.