65 active COVID-19 cases in Tobago

65 active COVID-19 cases in Tobago

FIVE (5) persons have been discharged and ONE (1) newCOVID-19 case has been recorded in Tobago in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of active COVID-19 cases on the island to SIXTYFIVE (65).

The following is the clinical update for Tobago as at 12thMay, 2021, 10:00pm:

Number of discharges = 5
Number of new cases = 1
Number of active COVID-19 cases = 65
Number of overall samples submitted to the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) and other local sites to test for COVID-19 = 4824
Number of overall samples that tested positive for COVID-19 = 288
Overall number of deaths = 3


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).