The Ministry of Health provided the following update on T&T’s COVID-19 status.
Twenty-six (26) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
These new 26 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
Seven (7) persons have been discharged from public health facilities.
Thirty-four (34) are recovered community cases.
Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.
The Ministry of Health also regrets to inform the public that there have been 2 additional COVID-19 related deaths. The persons are elderly males, the first had no pre-existing conditions and the second had pre-existing medical conditions.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 81.