Three additional persons have been discharged from stepdown facilities arranged by the Ministry of Health- two from the Home of Football, Couva and one from the Sangre Grande Centre (Brooklyn).
The Ministry of Health also provided the following update:
- Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19- 1473
- Number of samples which have tested positive- 115
- Number of deaths- 8
Of the total number of positive cases, 52 of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise:
- 49 positive cases from the group of 68 nationals who returned from the cruise together
- 3 positive cases from the group of nationals who returned from the same cruise separately from the other 68 nationals.