85 days since last local Covid-19 case

85 days since last local Covid-19 case

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

Deaths- 8

Discharges- 124

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.