The Ministry of Health provided the following update on T&T’s COVID-19 status.
• 19 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
These new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
• 7 persons have been discharged from public health facilities.
• There have been 29 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 male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 121.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 44
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility
1 (ICU) 1 (HDU) Caura Hospital 6 Arima General Hospital 0 Augustus Long Hospital 0 St Ann’s Hospital 2 Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort 10
3 (en route) Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill 0
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 26 Claxton Bay Correctional Facility 16 UWI, Debe 10 Tobago 0