The Ministry of Health says that on the evening of the 26th December, six more cases of the COVID-19 Omicron Variant of Concern were confirmed.
Therefore, to date, Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed eleven (11) cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
Three of the cases were foreign nationals aboard an international ship which has already left local waters.
Two cases were nationals with a recent history of travel.
One case is a national with no history of travel.
This case is pending epidemiological investigation.
As a result of their positive COVID-19 results all patients have been isolated.
The patients will remain in isolation until they meet the enhanced discharge criteria for persons with COVID-19 Variants of Concern.
Additionally, contacts of the positive Omicron COVID-19 cases have been quarantined.