The Ministry of Health provides the following additional information:
• 39 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
• 2 persons have been discharged from public health facilities.
•There have been 18 additional 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 has been an additional COVID-19 related death.
The person is an elderly female with co-morbidities.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 113.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 36 Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility
3 (ICU) 2(HDU) Caura Hospital 11 Arima General Hospital 0 Augustus Long Hospital 0 St Ann’s Hospital 1 Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort 0 Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill 0 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 24 Claxton Bay Correctional Facility 18 UWI, Debe 7 Tobago 0