Eighty-six additional persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry of Health confirmed that these new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the County Medical Officers of Health (CMOHs).
The Ministry then provided the following update:
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19- 29,961
Number of unique patient tests completed- 26,898
Number of repeated tests- 3,063
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago- 4,222
Total number of active cases- 2,118
Number of deaths- 67
Number of persons discharged from public health facilities- 898
Number of recovered community cases- 1,139
Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.
There are 94 Covid-19 Positive Patients in Hospital:
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility- 55 (5 in ICU and 7 in HDU)
- Caura Hospital- 23
- Arima General Hospital- 4
- Augustus Long Hospital- 2
- St. Ann’s Hospital- 10
There are 102 Covid-19 Positive Patients in Step-down/Transition Facilities:
- UWI, Debe- 5
- UWI, Canada Hall- 52
- UWI, Freedom Hall- 45