The Ministry of Health provides the following additional information:
• 16 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
These new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
• 8 persons have been discharged from public health facilities.
• There have been 22 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 118.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 36
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 23
Caura Hospital 9
Arima General Hospital 0
Augustus Long Hospital 0
St Ann’s Hospital 1
Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort 3
1 (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