There are no confirmed cases of the Covid-19 at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.
The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) refutes and strongly condemns the false information currently circulating on social media regarding the death of three persons at the Port of Spain General Hospital from the COVID-19 virus.
The Authority therefore wishes to assure members of the public that there are no COVID-19 related deaths at the Port of Spain General Hospital, and that no member of the public is currently quarantined at the Port of Spain General Hospital
The NWRHA issued a release urging members of the public to desist from circulating false information aimed at misleading the public and creating panic.
This, as the Ministry of Health hosted a press conference on Wednesday and confirmed that all persons tested for the virus have resulted in a negative reading.
The Ministry urges those seeking information and updates on the COVID-19 virus to obtain information from reputable sources such as the Ministry of Health, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The NWRHA is committed to the dissemination of timely and accurate information.