The Ministry of Health provided the following update on T&T’s COVID-19 status.
26 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19
These new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
5 persons have been discharged from public health facilities.
There have been 55 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 107.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 62 Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 48
3 (ICU) 6 (HDU) Caura Hospital 11 Arima General Hospital 0 Augustus Long Hospital 0 St Ann’s Hospital 0 Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort 3 Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill 0
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 31 Claxton Bay Correctional Facility 18 Tacarigua 0 UWI, Debe 13 UWI, Canada Hall 0 UWI, Freedom Hall 0 NAPA 0 Tobago 0