Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roshan Parasram made the announcement at a Ministry of Health press conference on Wednesday morning.
He said the last 17 cases were imported cases, from repatriated citizens who returned home.
He then provided the clinical update as at Wednesday’s date:
CARPHA and UWI- 5847
Unique patient tests- 4388
Repeated tests- 1459
Public Community Tests– 2093
Private Tests- 1245
Postive cases- 133
There is one persons hospitalized at Caura Hospital being treated for Covid-19.
Dr. Parasram said that the patient is well and stable.
There are currently 64 persons in quarantine across the various parallel health facilities:
Debe/Penal Campus- 25
Chancellor Hotel- 12
Cascadia Hotel 19
The Regent Hotel will be used as an additional quarantine facility.