One additional COVID-19 related death: Toll now at 82

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One additional COVID-19 related death: Toll now at 82

As of the afternoon of Monday 5th October, 2020 the Ministry of Health reported the following update on T&T’s COVID-19 status.

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19  32,474
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago   4,767
Total number of active cases 1,801
Number of deaths 82
Number of persons discharged from public health facilities 1,097
 Number of recovered community cases  


The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

  • 1 additional person has tested positive for COVID-19

  • The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there has been 1 additional COVID-19 related death. The person was a middle-aged male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 82.