MOH confirms 6 new cases of Delta Variant

MOH confirms 6 new cases of Delta Variant

The Ministry of Health advises the population that on Sunday, 26th September, 2021, Trinidad and Tobago confirmed 6 new cases of the COVID-19 Delta Variant of Concern.
This brings the total number of cases of the COVID-19 Delta Variant which have been confirmed for Trinidad and Tobago to 17.
One case is an unvaccinated national minor who recently travelled to Trinidad from New York.
The 5 other cases have no recent history of travel. One of these cases is another unvaccinated minor.
The presence of the Delta variant was confirmed via gene sequencing at the laboratory of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies.
All patients have been placed in isolation until the enhanced discharge criteria for persons with COVID-19 Variants of Concern is achieved. Contact tracing, testing and quarantining of contacts have also been initiated.

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