The Ministry of Health provided the following update on T&T’s COVID-19 update.
• 16 additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19.
• 2 persons have been discharged from public health facilities.
• There have been 21 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 one (1) 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 122.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 42
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 25
1 (ICU) 0 (HDU) Caura Hospital 3 Arima General Hospital 0 Augustus Long Hospital 0 St Ann’s Hospital 0 Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort 14 Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill 0 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 22 Claxton Bay Correctional Facility 11 UWI, Debe 10 Tobago 1