The Ministry of Health provided the update on T&T’s COVID-19 status.
• 30 additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19.
• There have been 12 recovered community cases.
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.
• The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there have been two (2) additional COVID-19 related deaths. The persons are an elderly female and an elderly male, both with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 120.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 42
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 29
2 (ICU) 0 (HDU) Caura Hospital 7 Arima General Hospital 0 Augustus Long Hospital 0 St Ann’s Hospital 2 Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort 4
3 (en route) Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill 0 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 29 Claxton Bay Correctional Facility 16 UWI, Debe 13, Tobago 0