2 new Covid deaths push toll to 69

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2 new Covid deaths push toll to 69

An elderly male with comorbidities is the latest Covid-19 death in Trinidad.

In addition to the death that was recorded in Tobago this morning, this brings the total number of Covid-related deaths to 69.

Twenty-five additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

These new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the County Medical Officers of Health (CMOHs).

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Friday, September 25:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19- 30,262

Number of unique patient tests completed- 27,199

Number of repeated tests- 3,063

Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago- 4,260

Total number of active cases- 2,069

Number of deaths- 69

Number of persons discharged from public health facilities- 905

Number of recovered community cases- 1,217

Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.

There are 96 Covid-19 Positive Patients in Hospital:

  • Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility- 58 (6 in ICU and 7 in HDU)
  • Caura Hospital- 22
  • Arima General Hospital- 5
  • ‘Augustus Long Hospital- 1
  • St Ann’s Hospital- 10

There are 103 patients in Step-down/Transition Facilities: 

  • UWI, Debe 6
  • UWI, Canada hall 52
  • UWI, Freedom hall 45