One new COVID-19 case in Tobago

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One new COVID-19 case in Tobago

Tobago recorded one (1) new positive COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to four (4).

The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development in a media release issued following is the clinical update:

Number of new cases = 1
Number of samples submitted to the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) and other local sites to test for COVID-19 = 1784
Number of samples that tested positive for COVID-19 = 110
Number of active COVID-19 cases = 4
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.)