Tobago now has 11 active COVID-19 cases – six discharged

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Tobago now has 11 active COVID-19 cases – six discharged

Six (6) persons have been discharged, reducing the total number of active COVID-19 cases in Tobago to eleven (11).

The following is the clinical update for Tobago as at 19thDecember 2020, 10:00pm:

Number of new cases = 0
Number of discharges = 6
Number of samples submitted to the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) and other local sites to test for COVID-19 = 2129
Number of samples that tested positive for COVID-19 = 139
Number of active COVID-19 cases = 11
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