The Ministry of Health said that one additional person has died from the Covid-19 virus.
The person is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 83.
Additionally, 55 persons have tested positive for the virus.
The Ministry then provided the clinical update as of the morning of Tuesday, October 6:
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19- 32,619
Number of unique patient tests completed- 29,514
Number of repeated tests- 3,105
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago- 4,818
Total number of active cases- 1,784
Number of deaths- 83
Number of persons discharged from public health facilities- 1,107
Number of recovered community cases- 1,844
There are 100 Covid-19 patients in the hospital:
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility- 67 (5 ICU and 10 HDU)
Caura Hospital- 20
Arima General Hospital- 3 (ICU)
St Ann’s Hospital- 3
Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort- 7
There are 12 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities:
UWI, Debe- 9