As of the afternoon of Sunday 27th September, 2020 the Ministry of Health reported the following update on T&T’s COVID-19 status.
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19||30,679
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||4,362|
|Total number of active cases||2,057|
|Number of deaths||71|
|Number of persons discharged from public health facilities||926|
|Number of recovered community cases||
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
- Forty-one (41) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19. ·
Of these 41 positive cases, 12 were derived from one source, a centre for children. All the necessary protocols are being implemented.
- The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there is an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly female with comorbidities. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 71.