The Ministry of Health has confirmed the deaths of two additional persons.
One person was an elderly male and the other was an elderly female, both with pre-existing conditions.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 78.
An additional 80 persons have tested positive for COVID -19
These new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
The Ministry then provided the following clinical update:
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19- 32,122
Number of unique patient tests completed- 29,017
Number of repeated tests- 3,105
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago- 4,709
Total number of active cases- 1,829
Number of deaths- 78
Number of persons discharged from public health facilities- 1,086
Number of recovered community cases- 1,716
There are 103 Covid-19 patients in the hospital:
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility- 65 (5 ICU and 9 HDU)
Caura Hospital- 28
Arima General Hospital- 4 in ICU
St Ann’s Hospital- 3
Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort- 2
Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill- 1
There are 13 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities:
UWI, Debe- 7