The country recorded 326 new covid19 infections and four more deaths on Friday afternoon, taking the total number of cases to 10,826 and deaths to up to 169.
This was the final count to end the month on Friday in the Ministry of Health’s 4 pm update.
On April 1, the country had had 8,072 cases and 145 deaths. There have been 2,752 new infections and 24 more deaths in April.
The month started with 309 active cases. On Friday, the ministry reported 2,174 active cases.
Of these, 1,651 patients are in home isolation, 173 in patients in hospital, and 24 in step-down facilities waiting to be discharged. There are also 251 people in state quarantine.
A total of 8,481 people have recovered and in less than a month 42, 455 people received their first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The ministry’s update also said 131,207 samples have been sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency, the Tobago Regional Health Authority, UWI, and other local testing sites.