The latest Covid-19 victim has pushed the death toll to 75.
The Ministry of Health confirmed the news this morning in its daily clinical update.
The victim also suffered from comorbidities.
An additional 54 persons have tested positive for the virus.
The Ministry then provided the following clinical update:
The Ministry of Health then provided the following clinical update as of the morning of Tuesday, September 29, 2020:
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19- 30,977
Number of unique patient tests completed- 27,914
Number of repeated tests- 3,063
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago- 4,517
Total number of active cases- 1,882
Number of deaths- 75
Number of persons discharged from public health facilities- 1,057
Number of recovered community cases- 1,503
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.
There are 110 Covid-positive patients at the hospital:
- Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility- 59 (6 ICU and 5 HDU)
- Caura Hospital- 39
- Arima General Hospital- 5 (4 ICU)
- Augustus Long Hospital- 1
- St Ann’s Hospital- 3
- Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort- 2
- Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill- 1
There are 11 patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities:
- UWI, Debe- 6
- Tobago- 5