No new COVID-19 cases in Tobago over the last nine days

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No new COVID-19 cases in Tobago over the last nine days

There has been NO new COVID-19 cases in Tobago over the last nine (9) days.

TEN (10) persons were discharged: Nine Prisoners (from Tobago) from Claxton Bay facility; One from Tobago facility.

The current clinical update for Tobago as at Saturday 7thNovember, 2020:

Number of persons discharged = 10
Number of samples submitted to the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) and other local sites to test for COVID-19 = 1645
Number of samples that tested positive for COVID-19 = 106
Number of active COVID-19 cases = 1
Number of deaths = 2

The public is reminded to practice all preventative and safety measures, which include:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when you go out in public
Cover your cough or sneeze with your flexed elbow, or with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.
Stay at home when you are sick and call the hotline at 800-HEAL (4325).
Practice physical distancing (6 feet away from persons).
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces (door handles, cell phones etc.)