35 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

35 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

As of the afternoon of Thursday, 13th August, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the UWI site for testing for COVID-19 12,430
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 404
Total number of active cases 257
Number of deaths 8
Number of persons discharged 139

The 35 positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 6th, 2020 to present. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

  • Thirty-five (35) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

o   Thirteen (13) are contacts of recently positive COVID-19 cases

o   Twenty-two (22) are pending epidemiological investigation.

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