The country has crossed 5,000 covid19 cases, with 58 new patients recorded on Friday.The covid19 death toll also has risen by three, bringing the total to 89. In the 4 pm Ministry of Health update, the number of cases was reported as 5,021. There are 1,776 active cases, with 115 patients hospitalised, 1,625 patents in home self-isolation and 159 in state quarantine facilities.
The ministry also reported 3,150 patients have recovered and 36 patients are in step-down facilities waiting to be discharged.
The total number of samples sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency, UWI and other local covid19 testing sites is 30,208.