26 active COVID-19 cases in Tobago

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26 active COVID-19 cases in Tobago

Three (3) persons have been discharged and three (3) new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Tobago.

As such, the total number of active COVID-19 cases on the Island remain at twenty-six (26).

The following is the clinical update for Tobago as at 16thApril 2021, 10:00pm:

Number of new cases = 3
Number of discharges = 3
Number of active COVID-19 cases = 26
Number of samples submitted to the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) and other local sites to test for COVID-19 = 3833
Number of samples that tested positive for COVID-19 = 192
Overall number of deaths = 2


The public is reminded to practice all preventative and safety measures, which include:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when you go out in public
Cover your cough or sneeze with your flexed elbow, or with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.
Stay at home when you are sick and call the hotline at 800-HEAL (4325).
Practice physical distancing (6 feet away from persons).
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces (door handles, cell phones etc.)

If persons have flu-like symptoms, stay at home and call the COVID-19 Hotline, toll free at 800 HEAL (4325)