50 new Covid samples tested, all negative

50 new Covid samples tested, all negative

To date, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the virology lab at the University of the West Indies have tested 2647 samples for Covid 19, 50 additional samples than what was reported on Friday night.

In its daily press release to provide an update on Covid-19, the Ministry of Health provided the following information:

Unique patient tests- 2235

Repeated tests- 412

Community testing- 868 (all negative)

Positive cases- 116

Deaths- 8

Discharged- 107

There are no persons at the stepdown facilities, however there is one person at Caura Hospital.

Although there was no health conference, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley will host a media conference at 2:00p.m today, Saturday.