FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y.

Three out of 16 additional people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are from Tobago.

According to the Ministry of Health’s update yesterday, the samples were taken between December 3 and 5.

No new deaths have been recorded and the country’s total number of fatalities as a result of the virus remains at 122.

Thirty-eight people remain warded at hospital and there are now 708 active cases.

The total number of cases in Tobago now stands at 22.