94 positive cases of COVID-19 in T&T

94 positive cases of COVID-19 in T&T

As part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the Trinidad and Tobago population in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Health continues to provide up-to-date information on the country’s status in this regard.

As of the afternoon of Thursday April 2nd, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

 

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19

 

638

 

Number of samples which have tested positive

 

94

 

Number of deaths

 

5

 

Number of persons discharged

 

1

 The Ministry of health provides the following update:

  • Four additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19.

o   First and second confirmed cases – contact with person who tested positive for COVID 19

o   Third confirmed case – history of recent travel.

o   Fourth confirmed case – pending epidemiological investigation.

Of the total number of positive cases, 49 of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise:

  •     46 positive cases from the group of 68 nationals who returned from the cruise together
  •    3 positive cases from the group of nationals who returned from the same cruise separately from the other 68 nationals.

 

 

 

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