Minister of Health, Terrance Deyalsingh has indicated that two step-down facilities will be reactivated.
They are the Point Fortin Area Hospital and the University of Trinidad and Tobago Valsayn.
Minister Deyalsingh, said the decision was taken following a rise in hospital cases of Covid-19 locally.
He made the disclosure during Wednesday’s news briefing of the Ministry of Health.
The Minister added that deliberations on the development were held on Sunday morning and have been described as a proactive measure.
Preparation of the step down facilities is in progress and should be completed by early next week, according to Minister Deyalsingh.